Tested by COVID-19
Dr. Otto J. Marquez knew something was wrong the minute he saw the patient in the emergency room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.
The 63-year-old man had come in five days earlier complaining of headache, sore throat, fatigue and lack of appetite. He had been isolating at home while he waited on the results of his COVID-19 test. But as his flulike symptoms progressed into trouble breathing, his wife brought him to Marquez’s ER.
This was in the early days of the coronav...