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'A Life Sentence': The Frightening Trend Emerging In Young Coronavirus Patients

Friday 14 August 2020


From Yahoo! News Australia:


Woman in hospital
Thousands of young coronavirus patients have
reported suffering debilitating symptoms weeks
and months after testing positive for the virus.
(Source: Getty)

'A life sentence': The frightening trend emerging in young coronavirus patients

By Nick Whigham
13 August 2020
© Copyright 2020 Yahoo News Australia.

Roughly six months into the global coronavirus pandemic a disturbing picture is beginning to emerge of the long-term impact the virus can have on young and once healthy people.

Doctors and researchers in the US – where the virus continues to spread in much of the country – are sounding the alarm about a growing group of people who are presenting with debilitating symptoms of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), better known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

The disease, which includes a hugely diverse range of symptoms, is notoriously difficult to assess and diagnose making it difficult for patients to get recognition, let alone effective treatment.

As a result, the flood of coronavirus patients still experiencing devastating health effects months on have gathered in groups online where they share experiences, compare notes and vent their frustrations.


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