Fort Myers’ NBC News affiliate reports:
It started off as a basic cold but within 72 hours, Shannon Ruvelas’s fever had spiked to 102.8 degrees and her blood oxygen level was down to 84 percent. “My lungs just took a dive,” Ruvelas said from her room in Cape Coral Hospital.
“I was against the vaccine, I didn’t want it, but I’ve never been this sick,” she said. “If I could change my mind and go back, I would get the vaccine.”
“My hesitancy was based on non-real news, you know what you see on the internet with divided news outlets,” she said. “I was lost about how to make the right decision for my own health care and for my family.”
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Here’s my story from tonight’s 6 p.m. newscast. I spoke with a Cape Coral woman who regrets not getting the vaccine after spending 5 days in the hospital with COVID-19.https://t.co/xJqTBpil6b
— Peter Busch (@peterbuschTV) August 12, 2021