Long Term Covid Effects On Organ Systems

Long Term Covid Effects On Organ Systems

There’s a new review of research that has been published a couple of days ago in the journal Nature Medicine that describes the potential long-term effects of the coronavirus on the entire body.

The analysis highlights the challenges that long haulers are facing during their recovery.

NBC News reported that this review analyzed every organ affected by long-term Covid-19, including the lungs, heart, kidneys and skin, as well as the gastrointestinal, neurologic and endocrine systems.

It’s been also reported that this publication comes at a time when dozens of post-Covid clinics have been established across the country, catering to Covid-19 patients whose symptoms have persisted for months on end.

“With the recognition of more multi-organ effects of this virus, the need for multidisciplinary care is becoming more evident,” said Dr. Kartik Sehgal, one of the paper’s authors.

He is a medical oncologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, and it’s important to note the fact that he turned his attention away from cancer when the pandemic began last spring. “We all kind of came together as an entire field of doctors to take care of the surging needs in the hospitals to care for Covid-19 patients,” he said.

Check out the complete article in order to see all the available details. 

Coronavirus in the news

In other news, it’s been revealed that more European nations and one in Asia suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine. You are probably aware that this has been happening due to safety fears following some pretty severe health issues and even deaths after the vaccine. WHO recently responded. 

Also, make sure to check out the news that Dr Anthony Fauci dropped the other day about the pandemic. 

Now, some pretty interesting news about the Moderna vaccine is popping up. 

Make sure to take a look at an interesting article we posted earlier today as well in which covid and psychosis are linked. 

Rada Mateescu

Passionate about subjects from the science and health-related areas, Rada has been blogging for about ten years and at Health Thoroughfare, she's covering the latest news on these niches.

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