Many still dealing with lingering effects of coronavirus
Up to 35 percent of patients are still experiencing symptoms after they're considered recovered from the coronavirus.
stomach ulcers. They call themselves Long Haulers Cove in 19 patients who have beaten the virus but still have debilitating symptoms. Joint pain, headache, brain fog. I lose my train of thought. It's gotten to the point where it's been difficult to care for myself. A recent CDC report finds a third of Corona virus patients who weren't sick enough to be hospitalized still aren't feeling back to normal weeks after their diagnosis. And two studies out of Germany last month indicate the virus may linger in the heart for months. Even among those who experienced mild illness, there is no free pass with Cove in 19 Northwestern Medicine Chief of cardiology Dr Clyde Yancy wrote an editorial accompanying the studies. The first found heart abnormalities in 78 of 100 patients months after recovery. The second looked at autopsies of 39 patients and discovered evidence of the virus in the heart tissue of 24. This is a novel, thes and things we've tonight ever seen before. We need to look in other groups groups that are not in Germany, for example, look at different age groups, different races we need to understand is this a ubiquitous problem or a selective problem. Orrin Friedman sees both sides as a doctor at Cedar Sinai and a recovered Corona virus patient who was still getting winded climbing stairs weeks after his recovery. It's not just about surviving is the fact that this is the kind of virus you don't want to guess the battle. Some thought they'd one still raging on Sarah Dollop, NBC News.