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Journalist who contracted Covid-19 twice 'thought it was the end'

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A chronic asthma patient who was informed that by contracting Covid-19 his symptoms would be severe has told of how he feared for his life after catching the virus twice.

For months throughout lockdown, Maynard Manyowa remained inside, and tried his best not to catch the virus. The Yorkshire Live journalist has suffered intermittent and severe health problems in the past, and so despite preparing for the worst outcome, he remained confident in pulling through.

Maynard said: "I didn't know I would be driven to within an inch of my life, and a place where nothing was in my hands anymore."On December 18 2020, after nearly two years in the UK as an international student, I flew back home, to Zimbabwe.

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