Patient Safety Learning has been raising awareness of the safety concerns surrounding the care and treatment of people with persisting symptoms of COVID-19 long after initial infection, sometimes referred to as "long haulers" or having "Long COVID". We recently published a joint blog with patient group Long Covid Support, outlining our concerns and calling for a more coordinated response, led by a dedicated Long COVID Minister.
Yahoo News senior editor Ed Hornick has been fighting the lingering symptoms of COVID-19 for over 10 months.
"I have abnormal heart, gastrointestinal, and kidney functioning. I sleep with oxygen. Daily debilitating migraine headaches seem to be at a pain level 12; a noticeable tremor in my left hand comes and goes, and my leg muscles twitch uncontrollably. I get so dizzy from standing up that I nearly pass out. I’m often hit with a sense of jamais vu, the big sister of deja vu. I forget friends’ names and often repeat the same story in a conversation."
Follow the link below to read his full story on Yahoo Life.