For Elise Thomsen, it began with a searing headache behind the eyes. Three hours later, she received a phone call from her sons daycare, warning of a COVID-19 outbreak, and Thomsen knew she had it.
It started like a bad flu. After 10 days I thought I was better, then it came back with a vengeance, and I started coughing really badly. I was gasping for breath and losing my sense of smell. Then I went to the emergency room, said a now-recovered Thomsen, who lives in London with her young son….