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Man Who Said Covid Was ‘Bulls***’ Warns Others From Intensive Care

NewsDominic SmithersLast updated 3:38 PM, Saturday September 26 2020 GMT+1A man who believed that coronavirus was “bulls***” fears the virus may kill him.Chris Grailey, from Ancoats, Manchester, posted a video from his intensive care bed urging people to take the deadly disease more seriously.The 29-year-old says he thought he was “invincible” but after catching the virus while on holiday in Spain is now clinging on to life.In the video, the sales manager, who has no underlying health conditions, said: “I caught it in Tenerife thinking I was invincible, not wearing a mask.”I paid the price. I have got no underlying health issues. I don’t want anyone making the same mistakes as me.”Now I’m in intensive care, waiting to get more treatment, and not knowing if I’m coming out the other side.”So I really want you to take this message on board because it could happen to anyone, please please take care.”Chris is currently being treated at a hospital in Watford after falling ill while on holiday in the Canary Islands earlier this month.After being admitted last week, he was diagnosed with coronavirus and acute pneumonia.Chris explained: “I was ill for most of the holiday – lost my taste, smell, had cold sweats.””But it got a lot worse on my return home.Chris is fighting for his life after contracting coronavirus. Credit: MEN MediaMore Like ThisMore Like This1 of 6″I was rushed in Sunday (20 September) morning for tests and scans and sent home on the Sunday night thinking I was ok.”I was then rushed in again Tuesday morning straight onto a COVID ward.”In another post to social media, Chris pleaded with people to be careful and not to take any risks.9 days agoHe said: “The way I have felt in the last week has been as close to hell I have ever been – I honestly sat there and was ready to just give up.”I can’t breathe, walk, move. I’m like a zombie.”I am on four different antibiotics, steroids, oxygen 24/7, more holes in my arm than a junkie.”The reason I’m showing you all this is because I was the first to say it was all bulls**t and ‘nah f**k it we’re young we won’t get it, it’s only bad flu, government conspiracy bla bla bla’ – wrong!”This is REAL it’s real life killing me.”He added: “So before you think about going to house parties thinking your invincible getting off your heads sharing £10 notes, look at that picture and imagine it could be you. “It can get anyone, I’m 29 with no underlying health conditions. This is serious s**t. Please, please wake up guys. There’s more to life than this.”I really want the young ones going out and not taking any notice to look at my pictures and think it could be them.”I have no underlying health issues and 29 and it’s happened to me.”Life is too short to risk your health I have learnt the hard way I don’t want people making the same mistakes I have.”Featured Image Credit: MEN MediaTopics: Science, Coronavirus, HealthChosen for YouChosen for You2 days ago2 days ago3 days agoDominic SmithersDominic graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in French and History. Like you, Dom has often questioned how much use a second language has been. Well, after stints working at the Manchester Evening News, the Accrington Observer and the Macclesfield Express, along with never setting foot in France, he realised the answer is surprisingly little. But I guess, c’est la vie. Contact us at [email protected] Follow @SmithersDom
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