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Dynasty Star Emma Samms Details Her Months-Long COVID-19 Symptoms, Like 'Panic-Inducing' Fatigue

Friday 21 August 2020


From People magazine:


Emma Samms
Emma Samms
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Dynasty Star Emma Samms Details Her Months-Long COVID-19 Symptoms, Like 'Panic-Inducing' Fatigue

The actress, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in March, has been unable to shake some symptoms

By Aurelie Corinthios
August 17, 2020
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Six months after contracting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Emma Samms has been unable to shake some of her symptoms.

Writing in an upcoming issue of Cotswold Life magazine, the former Dynasty star, who played heiress Fallon Carrington Colby in the 1980s soap opera, opens up about her experience with the virus.

According to the Sunday Times, Samms, 59, tested positive for COVID-19 in March, though she was never admitted to the hospital. To this day, she continues to suffer from debilitating fatigue.

"I've been hugely frustrated to learn that there is no 'pushing through' COVID," she said. "Fatigue, as a symptom, sounds almost Victorian but this fatigue isn't about feeling sleepy, at least not for me. It feels like one of those marathon runners that you see with wobbly legs and unfocused eyes, only to collapse on the ground moments later."


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