Spiros Vasilakis lost his mother to COVID-19 and then caught the virus himself

Melbourne resident Spiros Vasilakis says he deals with surges of anxiety every time he hears the daily COVID-19 case numbers.

He lost his mother to COVID-19 early on in the pandemic, in July 2020, when the virus infiltrated her nursing home.

In the weeks following, he also contracted COVID-19, along with his wife and sister.

They all now live with ongoing health impacts of the virus and the trauma of being impacted by COVID-19 on multiple levels.


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Published 10 October 2021 at 4:53pm
Source: SBS