Covid-19 patients rest in wards at a makeshift hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, in February 2020. Many of those who suffered only mild cases are now reporting breathing difficulties and other symptoms. Photo: EPA-EFE
Covid-19 patients rest in wards at a makeshift hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, in February 2020. Many of those who suffered only mild cases are now reporting breathing difficulties and other symptoms. Photo: EPA-EFE

Wuhan long Covid study gives rare insight into pandemic’s lingering effects in China

  • Many patients found to suffer sleep issues, shortness of breath, fatigue and joint pain almost a year after infection, despite never having serious symptoms
  • Persistent symptoms in recovered Covid-19 patients have become a global public health concern

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Covid-19 patients rest in wards at a makeshift hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, in February 2020. Many of those who suffered only mild cases are now reporting breathing difficulties and other symptoms. Photo: EPA-EFE
Covid-19 patients rest in wards at a makeshift hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, in February 2020. Many of those who suffered only mild cases are now reporting breathing difficulties and other symptoms. Photo: EPA-EFE
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