Long COVID

COVID 19, COVID 19 pandemic

A set of conditions characterized lingering, sometimes debilitating, symptoms after COVID 10 infection.

Symptoms include fatigue, headaches, shortness of breath, loss of smell (Anosmia), muscle weakness, fever, and brain fog. Related to Chronic fatigue syndrome? It also happens for children (Thomson2021children). Carfi2020persistent reported the lingering symptoms in many discharged patients in Italy.

NIHR provides a review: https://evidence.nihr.ac.uk/themedreview/living-with-covid19/

Mandal2020long COVID is a cross-sectional study of persisting symptoms, biomarker and imaging abnormalities following hospitalisation for COVID-19.

What predicts long COVID? Long COVID risk factors