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Former Georgia swimmer helping fight coronavirus in NYC hospital

Lauren English, a former swim team captain at the University of Georgia now in Hackensack, NJ, is treating patients and helping to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

English studied speech pathology and audiology during her time as a student athlete in the Classic City. She graduated in the class on 2012 and now works as a neurology nurse at the New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.

“Right now, that (COVID-19) is what we’re dealing with,” said English in an interview with the Athens Banner-Herald. “This is what we have in our country.