102-Year-Old New York Woman Recovers From Coronavirus

Posted by on May 18, 2020 4:16 pm
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Sophie Avouris, 102, recently recovered from the coronavirus. She was a baby when the 1918 influenza pandemic spread across Europe. She lived through the Great Depression and World War II before emigrating from Greece to the U.S. in the 1950s.

When Sophie Avouris of New York came down with COVID-19, her family did not expect her to recover. Avouris’ doctor is not sure how she beat the illness.

(Image credit: The Avouris Family)

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