Medical Journal: Long COVID, the Great Challenge of the Modern Medical World
KOMPAS.com – According to a new report published in a leading medical journal, the symptoms that persist after a person survives the corona virus or Long Covid are still little understood by the medical community.
Journal The Lancet states the syndrome must be studied and understood by the medical community in order to launch an appropriate response to what the journal calls “the enormous modern medical challenge.”
According to the journal The Lancet, recovery from Long Covid syndrome can take more than a year.
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Long-lasting symptoms of COVID-19 include constantly feeling tired, short of breath, memory loss and depression.
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“Finding the answer to the mystery of Long Covid while providing caring and multidisciplinary care will require extensive medical and scientific acumen,” the journal wrote.
Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of people in the US who have not been able to pay their rent during the pandemic are facing eviction after the Supreme Court ruled it would not extend the national ban on evictions that had been imposed during the pandemic. The three chief justices disagreed with the decision.
Jen Psaki, White House press secretary, said in a statement, “As a result of this ruling, families will face the painful consequences of these evictions, and communities across the country will be at greater risk of catching COVID-19.”
Earlier this week, WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, continues to warn about the consequences of uneven vaccination.
“Some regions and countries continue to face sharp increases in cases and deaths, while others face declines,” he said.
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“As long as the virus is circulating everywhere, it becomes a threat everywhere.”
On Friday (27/8/2021), India’s health ministry reported 44,658 new cases of Covid-19 in the previous 24 hours.
The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reports more than 214 million COVID cases and 4.5 million deaths worldwide. It is also mentioned that more than 5 billion vaccines have been given.