As the COVID-19 outbreak grows in the United States, people who are immunocompromised are put in great danger simply living their lives.

People who already take steps to avoid illness are taking drastic measures to protect their health.

More than 180,000 Americans have developed COVID-19.

An estimated 60 percent of all Americans live with at least one chronic health condition that puts them seriously at risk for complications from the novel coronavirus.

As the COVID-19 outbreak grows in the United States, people who are immunocompromised are put in great danger simply living their lives. As the majority of Americans are now under some sort of shelter-in-place order, we talked to two people who are immunocompromised about their lives amid the pandemic.

Living on a ventilator amid the COVID-19 outbreak

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