Covid sufferer elevating funds to finish life in Switzerland after years of ‘torture’

A sufferer of lengthy Covid is elevating cash to finish their life in Switzerland after going via two years of “torture”.

Kelly Louise Smith-May has suffered from a long-running bout of Coronavirus since she first caught it again in December 2021. Since then she has needed to stop her job as a result of horror results of lengthy Covid.

Doctors say she had suffered from the virus in addition to continual fatigue syndrome, which has left the 39-year-old wishing to finish her life at a medical centre in Switzerland. A GoFundMe has since been established by her family and friends.

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Loved ones of Kelly are asking for donations to be made on a fundraising drive which, if it hits its £10,000 purpose, would see the lengthy Covid sufferer despatched off to die at an assisted dwelling facility.

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Doctors identified Kelly with a type of lengthy Covid in addition to continual fatigue (inventory)

Stuart May, Kelly’s husband, says he was left with “no choice” however to step up when she needed to stop her job to take care of her double prognosis. Speaking to the Daily Mail, he stated: “I had no choice but to give up work and step in and do absolutely everything.

“People say we’ve bought a stunning house however that’s all of the stuff we had when Kelly was match and effectively. Kelly was very home proud, she needed the most effective for her kids like every mum.

“But for more than 18 months she’s been bed-bound – I wash her hair once a month and I have to turn her over. She’s in so much pain. Assisted dying is the easy option for Kelly now because she’s given up on all hope.

Kelly’s family and friends arrange a fundraiser to fund the journey to Switzerland

“Her friend went and did it and is out of pain and suffering, that’s what she wants. So the option is to go there and end it peacefully. There’s no talk of Kelly wanting to do it herself.”

Stuart has since defended his spouse’s want as it’s her “wish” to die with “some sort of dignity”. The couple say they haven’t seemed into the authorized ramifications of a visit to Switzerland.

The journey would contain Kelly leaving the nation to finish her life in Switzerland, a transfer which may land those that helped her locked up behind bars for as much as 14 years.

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