One day in March, Diana Berrent woke up with a fever and “felt like an elephant was sitting on my chest.” An international photographer and mom of two who lives in a New York City suburb, Berrent found out she had a moderate case of COVID-19. “I was sick for a couple of weeks but recovered at home with Tylenol and Gatorade,” she says. That’s hardly the end of her story. Soon after, Berrent founded Survivor Corps, a social media–based group of patients determined to improve their own health, educate the public, and aid the scientific community in efforts to better understand the novel coronavirus.
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