Long COVID limbo: A Chattanooga man’s quest to solve his medical mystery

Staff photo by Olivia Ross / Doug Frizzell sits in his home, various medications he has been prescribed sit in front of him on Wednesday, February 22, 2023. Frizzell has been experiencing long COVID symptoms for nearly two years.

Doug Frizzell can't remember what "normal" feels like anymore.

Sitting at the kitchen table of his East Brainerd home in February, his uncle on a nearby couch to help him recount his life since falling ill, Frizzell described what's been 21 months of "pure hell," experiencing a range of unexplained symptoms...