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Long COVID Patient, 57, 'Not The Same Person She Was Pre-Coronavirus'

Thursday 8 October 2020


From Yahoo! Sports:


Liz Walker
Liz Walker had a good quality of life before catching
the coronavirus, which triggered complications
even after the infection was cleared.
(Supplied: COVERSCAN)

Long COVID patient, 57, 'not the same person she was pre-coronavirus'

By Alexandra Thompson
Yahoo! Style
October 2, 2020
© 2020 Yahoo Sports - NBC Sports Network, Stats LLC, Opta. All Rights Reserved.

An NHS worker has revealed the ordeal of living with long COVID.

It is increasingly coming to light that not everyone who overcomes the coronavirus returns to a clean bill of health, with some enduring complications after clearing the infection from their body.

Some experts have argued “long COVID” should be considered a condition in its own right, with patients enduring everything from fatigue and hearing loss to palpitations and even signs of organ damage.

Liz Walker, 57, from Wiltshire, spent 16 days in hospital after catching the coronavirus from a patient at work.

Now home, the NHS activity coordinator claims she is “not the same person”, with long COVID leaving her breathless, aching and enduring “intense” heart palpitations.

Scans and tests have revealed “issues with her blood, inflammation and heart and liver damage”.

The mother-of-four is due to have a heart scan in November to uncover the extent of the damage.


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