I want to warn you of a couple of things before we start here. One, this video may be disturbing to some and secondly, I share this with you so that you can see the truth behind what some are going through while battling COVID.

A doctor, with the permission of the patient and his family, posted a video of a man in a hospital bed battling COVID.

The doctor gives a very thorough explanation as to what is happening in the video and outlines possible effects post-COVID.

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The patient is having fluid removed from his lungs and is on a mechanical breathing device. In addition to all of that, the patient is losing muscle mass in his legs.

The physician says that he wanted to take us into this hospital room so that you and I could see first-hand what some patients are going through while battling COVID.

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Sure, if you're vaccinated you could still contract the virus, but those who are vaccinated have a much better chance to not end up like the person below.

That's not me telling you that, it's medical professionals telling you this. If you have any questions or concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine, you're encouraged to speak to your medical provider


 

Here's what another doctor had to say in regards to patients in the hospital battling COVID.


LOOK: Answers to 30 common COVID-19 vaccine questions

While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.