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Inside Edition 14 Jan 2021

Pregnant Woman With COVID-19 Eats Onion to Test Taste Sense


While pregnancy can be a rollercoaster of excitement and anxiety, getting a potentially deadly virus while carrying a child certainly isn't on anyone's to-do list. Adina Kayton contracted COVID-19 while she was 5 months pregnant. She noticed she lost her sense of smell and taste, and was in pain. She even recorded herself biting into an onion like an apple to demonstrate her symptoms! Her husband wasn't allowed to go to appointments, so she had to take videos of her ultrasounds.

When her 98-year-old mother was diagnosed with COVID-19, Mary Sardelis moved into the retirement home to save her life. She said what she saw was 'no man's land.'

When Lauren Jimenez became sick with COVID-19 days before their big day, she and her husband decided to move forward with a ceremony.
European countries are closing their borders to travelers from the U.K. to try to head off the spread of a new variant of COVID-19 that appears to be even more infectious. Immunotherapy scientist Dr. Leo Nissola joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Tanya Rivero with more on how current vaccines will stack up against the new strain.
Talk show host Larry King, who hosted "Larry King Live" for 25 years, has been hospitalized with COVID-19, a source close to him confirmed to CBS News. King, 87, was admitted to Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. CBSN's Lana Zak reports.

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