November 8, 2020
We’re seeing variable percentages, and anywhere from 25 to 35 percent or more have lingering symptoms — well beyond what you’d expect post any viral syndrome, like influenza and others.
- “We do know for absolutely certain that there is a post-Covid-19 syndrome — referred to sometimes as long Covid, chronic Covid, long haulers.”
- Symptoms mentioned: “fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle aches, sleep disturbances and what is referred to as “brain fog.””
- Why It Matters: As cases and hospitalizations rise in America, Dr. Fauci underscores concerns about long-term side effects of COVID-19 cases – a relative unknown from this new coronavirus – for both patients, and for doctors.
Here’s a SmartHER backgrounder on Brain Fog
by Jenna Lee,