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ICU patient recalls near-death experience with COVID-19

Oct 2022 09
He was the picture of health and he never thought he would get COVID-19. But now a local ICU patient has a positive prognosis and a unique way to help others. From a hospital bed, Erick Mejia says he caught COVID-19 at a party. He’s a DJ and he says he caught it from someone on the dance floor. "I said, you know what, I’m far away, there’s only a few people, I’m not going to wear the mask. I made a horrible decision and it cost me greatly," he said. MORE: FOX 13 Tampa Bay brings you the important......