First known US coronavirus fatality did not show signs of virus, father claims
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A California woman whose death in early February is now said to be the first known COVID-19 fatality in the U.S. did not show any signs of the virus before dying, her father claims.
“There were no symptoms, nothing,” the father of Patricia Dowd, a San Jose woman who died Feb. 6 and tested positive for the novel virus posthumously, told the San Francisco Chronicle. The publication withheld the man’s name over privacy concerns.
Dowd’s family was initially told the 57-year-old otherwise healthy woman’s death was due to a “massive” heart attack that “likely killed her before she hit the floor,” the Chronicle reported.
Dowd, who worked as an auditor at the semiconductor company Lam Research, traveled a lot for her job and underwent …continued .
[Source: Fox News]