Survivor: 89-year-old grandma battling cancer finally 'smashes' COVID-19

Survivor: 89-year-old grandma battling cancer finally 'smashes' COVID-19

- Ida Price of Louisana tested positive for the coronavirus in late March 2020

- The 89-year-old Louisana native had been battling colon cancer before testing positive for the novel COVID-19

- Price beat the odds in the hospital without complications and was discharged about a little more than a week ago

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Ida Price of Louisana has beat the odds after fighting off COVID-19 while at the same time battling cancer making her more of a medical miracle.

The 89-year-old grandma learned she had the coronavirus in late March 2020 after a relative tested positive.

Not long after, she was tested and diagnosed with COVID-19, though she showed no symptoms.

According to click2houston.com, Price said she didn’t have a fever and never had a cough. Neither did she experience any chest pains.

After testing positive for the COVID-19, her children moved quickly to bring her to Houston from her home in Louisana and checked her into United Memorial Medical Hospital because she was already battling colon cancer.

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YEN.com.gh gathers that she spent a week in the hospital without complications and was discharged about a little more than a week ago.

Price credits her survival to clean living, a good diet and her religious faith.

“I drink plenty of hot teas, fruits and vegetables. I love greens,” click2houston.com quotes Price as saying.

Currently, Price is still quarantined at her daughter, Nancy’s home, awaiting final test results.

She said everyone needs to listen to doctors and health officials after overcoming the virus because ‘‘this is a serious thing. I found out this is no joke.”

In a related story, a granny aged 101 became the latest centurion to beat the deadly coronavirus. Angelina Freedman from New York, US, tested positive for COVID-19 on March 21, 2020, and had been suffering on and off fevers for weeks.

According to Daily Mail, Angelina did not only beat coronavirus but also survived the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918 and defeated cancer.

Her family hailed her as a superhuman as no disease could put her down having also experienced miscarriages and sepsis before.

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