Dozens of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla staff members and employees cheered and shed tears of joy as they watched COVID-19 patient Eduardo Moreno leave the hospital after spending 6 months battling to survive the illness on ECMO life support.
His story was covered by numerous local and national media outlets and featured comments from one of his ICU physicians, Scott McCaul, MD.
Read the San Diego Union-Tribune article: Young Man With COVID-19 Finally Leaves the Hospital After 6 Months on Live-Saving Device
Watch the NBC News story: Staff Cheers as Patient Is Discharges After Battling COVID on Life Support for Six Months
Watch the Fox5 report: SoCal Man Survives 8-Month Battle With COVID-19
See the KPBS report: Man Finally Discharged From Hospital After 8-Month Battle With COVID-19
Watch the 10News report: COVID-19 Patient Released From Scripps La Jolla Hospital After 8 Month Hospitalization
Watch the CBS 8 report: Southern California Man Released from La Jolla Hospital After 6 Months on Life Support
Watch the Univision (national) report: 'Tuve cirugias en la cabeza': Hombre Sale del Hospital Tras Ocho Meses Internado Por COVID-19
Watch the Univision San Diego report: Paciente Regeresa a Casa Despues de 8 Meses de Lucha Contra el COVID-19
Watch the Telmundo report: Lucha Contra el Coronavirus Por Ocho Meses y Logra Salir del Hospital