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FDNY Paramedic Hospitalized on Ventilator

Christell Cadet/GoFundMe photo

NEW YORK – An FDNY paramedic who shared her coronavirus story last week with CNN is currently on a ventilator, her friends and family said.

Christell Cadet isn’t giving up the fight, her loved ones tell the New York Daily News.

“Christell still has a fever of 101,” her loved ones wrote on a GoFundMe page. “She is on a ventilator and is still fighting Covid-19. Thank you all so much for sharing her story! Let’s continue to keep her in our prayers!”

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Christell joined the FDNY as an EMT in January 2012. She became a paramedic two years later and is currently stationed at Station 47. Friends describe Christell as charismatic, resilient, funny and incredibly kind.