Sumary of This study could explain why some patients suffer ‘long COVID’:
- ‘Long COVID’, where patients suffer fatigue, brain fog and shortness of breath has become an uncommon but persistent long-term effect of coronavirus..
- A study of the lungs of people who have died from COVID-19 has found persistent and extensive lung damage in most cases and may help doctors understand what is behind a syndrome known as ‘long COVID’, in which patients suffer ongoing symptoms for months..
- The research team analysed samples of tissue from the lungs, heart, liver and kidneys of 41 patients who died of COVID-19 at Italy University Hospital of Trieste between February and April 2020..
- Growing evidence from around the world suggests that a small proportion of people who have had COVID-19 and recovered from their initial infection can experience a range of ongoing symptoms including fatigue, brain fog and shortness of breath…