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Actor Tom Hanks Shares Health Updates While Battling COVID-19

Actor Tom Hanks Shares Health Updates While Battling COVID-19

Tom Hanks share health update after coronavirus diagnosis

Not so long ago, a lot of people across the globe are shocked with regard to the post of the award-winning Hollywood actor Tom Hanks sharing the news that he along with his wife, actress Rita Wilson, tested positive for COVID-19 — the deadly, highly contagious disease brought by a virus that was first discovered in China in the last days of 2019.

Covid-19 Pandemic
Covid-19 Pandemic

Just recently, the actor pushed out yet another post giving an update regarding his condition days after receiving the result.

In his post, the actor encourages netizens to listen and follow experts’ advice so to prevent the spread of the deadly strain of the coronavirus.

“There are things we can all do to get through this by following the advice of experts and taking care of ourselves and each other, no?” he says. “Remember, despite all the current events, there is no crying in baseball.”

He also thanks those who are taking good care of them “Down Under.”

“We have Covid-19 and are in isolation so we do not spread it to anyone else,” he says. “There are those for whom it could lead to a very serious illness. We are taking it one-day-at-a-time.”

It can be recalled that the actor and his wife contracted the said virus while they were in Australia to film an untitled movie about Elvis Presley directed by Baz Luhrmann.

Now, two weeks after experiencing the first symptoms of the disease, he shares that they are feeling better.

Tom Hanks photo by John Bauld via Wikipedia CC
Tom Hanks photo by John Bauld via Wikipedia CC

He says, they went through an array of tests, got observed, as well as isolated which he says they are going to follow for as long as it is required.

Some symptoms they experienced include slight fevers, chills, body aches, and colds.

Experts say this new disease is attacking a person’s respiratory system. And, old people, as well as those who are experiencing underlying health conditions, are at higher risks.

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Written by Markus Castro

A cat person by day and a writer by night. He loves to travel to his favorite destinations in Southeast Asia.

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