The World Health Organization’s (WHO) latest figures suggest that nearly seven million people have died due to Covid – although the true figure is likely to be much higher. While many more contracted the disease and avoided being seriously ill, one estimate suggests 65 million people have not fully recovered. These are the people with long Covid, whose symptoms have persisted for more than six months after being infected. This month, the WHO said Covid-19 is no longer a “global health emergency”, though it still poses a danger. Host James Reynolds hears from those who feel forgotten and misunderstood.
Title: Long Covid
Source: The Documentary Podcast
Source URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nq0lx
Date: May 20, 2023 at 02:54AM
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