Crossing guard in coma after COVID analysis

JACINTO CITY, Texas (KTRK) — A beloved Jacinto Metropolis Elementary Faculty crossing guard stays in a medically induced coma after a COVID-19 analysis left lasting injury to her physique.
The household of Norma Mendez stated Thursday marked 48 days that their beloved one has been hooked up to a ventilator.Medical doctors advised Mendez’s household that the subsequent course of medical care stays unclear after the virus left her lungs scarred and weak.

Family members stated the 58-year-old was recognized in Could shortly earlier than she deliberate to get the COVID-19 vaccine. By Could 24, medical doctors admitted her to Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital.

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Mendez’s household advised ABC13 they refuse to surrender on her. Relations and buddies of Mendez have a nightly prayer on social media with the hashtag #PrayForNorma.”We’re not going to surrender,” stated her daughter Natalie Mendez. “She has breath in her lungs. For us, we’re not going to surrender, as a result of she’s not going to surrender.”

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