Six-year-old cystic fibrosis 'warrior' announces he beat coronavirus
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - A six-year-old Tennessee boy who has cystic fibrosis said he beat COVID-19 after testing positive for the virus on March 19, a video shows.
In a heart-warming video posted by Joseph’s mother Sabrina on Facebook, Joseph thanks everyone for their cards, prayers and gifts and announces that as a “cystic fibrosis warrior” he has beaten COVID-19.
On March 19, Sabrina posted on Facebook that Joseph had tested positive for the virus after developing a fever and cough.
Since then, Sabrina has posted daily updates on Joseph and his condition during quarantine, including a drive-by parade organized by Joseph’s school to wish him well.
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