19-year-old Joseph Flaville, awakened after being in a coma for nearly 11 months after suffering a traumatic brain injury on March 1, 2020, Britain announced a national blockade to stop the Kovid-19 epidemic.
The young university student was walking on the streets of Staffordshire (England) when he was hit by a car. Joe is immediately hospitalized for a brain injury who does not remember anything nor does he know he contracted the new one Coronavirus Twice – once during a coma and once after waking up.
Sally Fleville Smith, the boy’s aunt who closely follows her rehab, said she still doesn’t know how to tell about the epidemic.
“I just don’t know where to start. A year ago, if someone told me what’s going to happen last year, I don’t think they would have believed it. I don’t know how Joseph could understand Is. We have been through it all, “he told The Guardian.
Who recently woke up after being admitted to Leicester General Hospital, and has still not assimilated things. According to Smith, the boy spent the day with his eyes open, but without talking to anyone.
Joey was transferred to Edderley Green Call Center to continue recovery. He started physiotherapy last week, but had to stop due to a re-infection by Kovid-19, which has already gone away like an infection.
Despite the sluggish situation, Joe was able to watch the rest of the family via video call. “When he’s awake in his room, he won’t have a clue why he’s there. We talked about it on the phone and tried to warn him that we really wanted to hold his hands, but We can’t do that (because of the epidemic), Smith said.
“But we try to keep it as simple as possible, we don’t really have time to get into a huge epidemic – it just doesn’t seem real, is it? When he can actually make contact face to face, it’s really I will have the opportunity to try to explain to him what happened ”, he said.
The young person is already able to follow certain cognitive tests, such as touching body parts or answering ambiguous questions with eyes. “We still have a long way to go, but the steps he took in the last three weeks were absolutely incredible,” Auntie said.
In December, the hospitalized man turned 19 and received a visit to his mother, even in a coma, as a gift. “I think she felt very unhappy because she wasn’t sure that Joseph could even see who she was. She had been waiting for months to see him,” said Smith to Sharon for her son. Said about
Prior to the accident, Joe played hockey and was a Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award nominee for his performance. His family managed to raise £ 32,000 (equivalent to R $ 234,000) to pay for long-term treatment.