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Podcast: Long COVID-19 a lasting battle for many
...will continue to have problems in the weeks and months after their infections. Long COVID-19 is defined as a condition in which issues persist for at least three months. But...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/podcast-long-covid-19-a-lasting-battle-for-many/

Podcast: Long COVID-19 can affect every organ system in the body
...scientists and clinicians confront the COVID-19 pandemic. The death toll isn’t the only staggering statistic from the first two years of the pandemic. What’s become increasing clear is that some...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/podcast-long-covid-19-can-affect-every-organ-system-in-the-body/

Long COVID still worrisome 2 years after infection
...Al-Aly, MD, a clinical epidemiologist at Washington University. “The continuous struggles of people with long COVID are vivid, daily reminders of the detrimental and long-lasting legacy of COVID-19.” On an...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/long-covid-still-worrisome-2-years-after-infection/

Long-COVID clinic expanding reach to vulnerable metro, rural communities
...coined the term “long COVID” to describe their prolonged health challenges that can linger months after initial coronavirus infection. Eventually, long-COVID clinics, programs focused on treating patients with long COVID,...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/long-covid-clinic-expanding-reach-to-vulnerable-metro-rural-communities/

‘Long flu’ has emerged as a consequence similar to long COVID
...the problems that these patients endured in the early phase of the infection. Long COVID is much more of a health problem than COVID, and long flu is much more...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/long-flu-has-emerged-as-a-consequence-similar-to-long-covid-19/

COVID-19 infections increase risk of long-term brain problems
...both nonhospitalized and hospitalized patients, including those admitted to the intensive care unit. The results show the devastating long-term effects of COVID-19. These are part and parcel of long COVID....
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/covid-19-infections-increase-risk-of-long-term-brain-problems/

Among COVID-19 survivors, an increased risk of death, serious illness
...virus. The researchers also have catalogued the numerous diseases associated with COVID-19, providing a big-picture overview of the long-term complications of COVID-19 and revealing the massive burden this disease is...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/among-covid-19-survivors-an-increased-risk-of-death-serious-illness/

Podcast: Brain-related issues can linger after patients recover from COVID-19
...faculty, staff and students at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. In this episode, we learn more about one of the leading problems associated with long COVID-19. Those...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/podcast-brain-related-issues-can-linger-after-patients-recover-from-covid-19/

Podcast: Loss of smell, heart problems common symptoms for long-haulers
...as our scientists and clinicians confront the COVID-19 pandemic. In the year since COVID-19 infections first appeared in the United States, a few things have become clear. One is that...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/podcast-loss-of-smell-heart-problems-common-symptoms-for-long-haulers/

COVID-19 infections raise risk of long-term gastrointestinal problems
...COVID-19. “While the vaccines may help to reduce the risks of long COVID, they do not offer complete protection against long-term symptoms of COVID-19 that can affect the heart, lungs,...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/covid-19-infections-raise-risk-of-long-term-gastrointestinal-problems/

Long COVID poses risks to vaccinated people, too
...brain and lungs, other symptoms associated with long COVID included disorders involving the kidneys, blood clotting, mental health, metabolism and the gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal systems. Long COVID risks were 17%...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/long-covid-19-poses-risks-to-vaccinated-people-too/

Paxlovid reduces risk of long-term health problems, death from COVID-19
...antivirals may hold the key to preventing long COVID-19,” he added. “More research is needed to determine whether antiviral drugs other than Paxlovid are also effective at preventing long COVID.”...
https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/paxlovid-reduces-risk-of-long-term-health-problems-death-from-covid-19/