Dr. Cody Turner tells 3News he was the primary Cleveland Clinic physician to intubate a affected person because of the coronavirus. He says the vaccine is secure and efficient.
CLEVELAND — Dr. Cody Turner of the Cleveland Clinic shared a robust testimony on the Howard Stern Present in early December. He shared precisely what is occurring inside our hospitals partitions because of the coronavirus pandemic. On Friday, Dr. Turner rolled up his sleeve and have become vaccinated for the very virus he has spent 9 months treating.
“I really feel very grateful to be one of many first to get the vaccine,” stated Dr. Turner.
Dr. Turner tells 3News he was the primary Cleveland Clinic physician to intubate a affected person because of the coronavirus. He says the vaccine is secure and efficient.
“I believe for lots of us this gives hope and permits us to really feel somewhat safer going to work every single day and I even have a spouse and two young children,” stated Dr. Turner. “It is no worse than getting the flu shot, in truth it felt precisely the identical. I believe everybody ought to get it.”
Dr. Turner says the vaccine is a historic achievement for medication.
‘We’re at a spot now the place the extra individuals get the vaccine, the much less possible it’s to unfold, the extra we are able to type of curb the unfold of the coronavirus and hopefully get to a spot the place within the subsequent 6 months possibly…we are able to get again to a state of normalcy or as near regular as we are able to hope to get.”
In a couple of weeks he’ll get his second dose, however for now he says he feels a bit safer about saving the lives of the sickest sufferers, all of the whereas returning dwelling to his spouse and youngsters.
“We now have a vaccine that is very efficient, I believe it is going to assist me sleep higher at evening.”
Editor’s Observe: The under story aired on December 10, 2020