- A hiker in Colorado came down with a severe illness that was initially thought to be COVID-19, but turned out much worse.
- Sue Ryan thought she had COVID, but actually had an infection of hantavirus, which is often deadly.
- Doctors moved swiftly to save her life after realizing what she really had.
When there’s a global pandemic raging and you come down with some vague symptoms that seem to match the illness that has gripped the planet, it’s easy to assume you finally came down with it. That’s what Sue Ryan of Bailey, Colorado, believed when she began experiencing a fever and headache after going on a hiking excursion. Upon being tested by doctors she got good news and terrible news.