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Neil Patrick Harris And His Family Had Coronavirus But He Did Not Tell Anyone!

Neil Patrick Harris and Family
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Neil Patrick Harris Reveals He And His Family Had Coronavirus

When the pandemic broke out, people were not very serious until big celebrities got infected with the virus. The first celebrity to catch the novel coronavirus was Tom Hanks and his wife. However, now we have a new star on the list who got the virus very early into the pandemic.

Neil Patrick Harris revealed that he had the coronavirus very early on. Moreover, his entire family, i.e. David Burtka and his two children also contracted with the virus.

Neil Patrick Harris and Family
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Neil Patrick Harris Thought He Had Contracted The Flu

When Neil got the coronavirus, he was initially under the umbrella that he had contracted with the flu. However, it became clear to him that it was, in fact, the coronavirus when he lost the sense of taste and smell. He immediately decided to shut his doors and quarantine peacefully inside his house. He said:

β€œIt happened very early [in the pandemic], like late March, early April. We were doing our best before, and I thought I had the flu, and I didn’t want to be paranoid about it. And then I lost my sense of taste and smell, which was a big indicator, so we holed up.”

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Neil Patrick Harris Reveals The Recovery Was Not Pleasant

A person suffering from coronavirus can get classified under any one of the following. It can either be symptomatic or asymptomatic. A person having the symptoms has a comparatively hard time recovering. Neil also had a similar experience which revealed that the experience of recovering from the virus was not very pleasant. He said:

β€œIt was not pleasant, but we got through it. We want to make sure everyone’s doing their best to slow this down every way possible, for sure.”

 

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