Former U.S. Representative Katie Hill Diagnosed with COVID-19 While Nearly 8 Months Pregnant
It has just been announced that former U.S. Representative Katie Hill has been diagnosed with COVID-19. She is currently eight months pregnant and will not be seeking re-election in her district. Hill was originally elected to represent California’s 6th district in 2018. She is a member of the Democratic Party, and served on the House Committee on Financial Services for the 115th Congress.
Katie Hill, a former Congresswoman from California, has announced that she has been diagnosed with Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency, a rare condition that affects one in 50,000 people. In a Facebook post, Hill, who is nine months pregnant with her second child, said that she has been experiencing extreme exhaustion, daily fainting spells, and a host of other symptoms. She added that with the help of a new diet and medication, she is currently feeling better.
Katie Hill was a former U.S. House Representative from California who had represented the 25th district from 2019 to 2021. She was elected in 2018 to the United States House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Republican Steve Knight. She was one of the most prominent freshman lawmakers and a leading progressive voice. On January 18, 2019, former California Representative Katie Hill was diagnosed with COVID-19, a rare form of cancer, while she was nearly 8 months pregnant. The doctors had discovered a small lump in her breast and after running tests, they diagnosed her with COVID-19. The doctors told her that the cancer would not affect her baby and that it was treatable.