With a new wave, many COVID cases getting reported, and the list of COVID patients kept increasing endlessly. Recently there is a concern raised regarding the delaying of COVID signs/symptoms among people. Health organizations, also raising lots of problems. Now, the NIH (U.S. National Institute of Health) announced to study the long-term consequences of the Virus. And also stated to develop safe/potential treatments.
Later, on FEB 2021, the European-WHO also confirmed the research. It involves studying & understanding the long-term effect of COVID-19. “WHO” assigned their health authorities for the study.
In a press meet with WHO-Europe (Regional Director)., Hans Kluge stated, “The patient of post-COVID conditions need to be know if we are to research the long-term impact and recovery from COVID-19. It’s a clear priority for WHO, and of the highest importance. It should be for all health authorities.”
“The trouble is real and it is well-known. About one in ten Covid cases patients remain unwell even later 12 weeks, and many for a much longer period,” he added.
While health organizations like WHO didn’t provide any specific signs or data., Health executives stress that the characters are very accurate. Data conclude that one in ten holds-on (remains unwell) to COVID even after 12 weeks.
Possible long COVID symptoms, as per WHO :
Tiredness, Fatigue, brain fog, post-exertional discomfort., cardiac and neurological disorders are few symptoms listed out by the WHO.
From WHO, Dr. Janet Diaz announced in a statement., “So, these are signs or difficulties that can occur potentially a month after, 3-months after, or even 6-months after. And as we are understanding more, we are trying to learn the real time-duration of this condition.”
Recently, WHO has urged several European countries and institutions to “come together as part of an integrated research/study group.” A virtual study began by WHO Europe at the beginning of this February. This study focuses on providing ‘long COVID’ an approvable name, methods to examine it and find a potential solution to handle COVID.