In October, his symptoms began with what doctors thought was pericarditis, which I'm assuming lead to pneumonia
, respitory failure, septic shock, and kidney damage
. He was hospitalized at the time for a total of 8 days most of which were spent in the ICU. In November, he was again admitted with similar symptoms, which did develop into pneumonia, although this time he was not intubated and his lung continued to function on its own. Less than 2 weeks ago (Feb.