Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and her husband, John Bessler, opened up this week about his battle with the novel coronavirus — which left him coughing up blood and hospitalized for five days.
Bessler, who is a law professor at the University of Baltimore, said during a Tuesday interview with NBC News that he originally felt great and was teaching classes before falling ill on March 12.
“It just suddenly hit me and I had a fever, and that fever just lasted for days and days,” Bessler, 52, told NBC correspondent Stephanie Gosk.
Klobuchar, 59, was in Washington, D.C., working to pass a massive coronavirus relief bill while Bessler self-isolated in his apartment.
The former presidential candidate told Gosk she wasn’t nervous until Bessler’s shortness of breath became noticeable in their ...