WHO Makes Recommendations for 'Long Haul' Covid-19 Patients

World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus has said that efforts need to be made to understand the long-term effects of Covid-19 on patients that recovered from the virus. This comes after the WHO found evidence that people who recovered from Covid-19 continue to have longer-term issues like extreme fatigue, persistent cough, and exercise intolerance. Speaking to AFP, Janet Diaz, clinical care lead in the WHO's emergencies programme, said that long Covid - otherwise known as 'post-Covid condition' or 'post-acute Covid syndrome' - is something still not fully understood.


Digital rendering of the novel coronavirus (file photo).

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