In March 2020, life insurance salesperson Juno Simorangkir was trying not to think about the possibility of dying.
He tested positive for COVID-19 on 13 March, after several days of fever, body aches and loss of smell and taste. He soon had to stop working, and like much of the world, he was stricken by panic.
But unlike most people who have contracted and survived COVID-19, Simorangkir has not fully recovered. Four visits to two separate specialists saw him hospitalised for nine days before winding up in a state-run quarantine centre in Jakarta, where he spent a month developing new symptoms.
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