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Long COVID-19

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jun 24, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 20:08

Nearly a quarter of Americans who caught COVID-19 sought medical treatment for a new health problem a month or more after getting COVID. And it’s not just people who had a severe reaction to the virus – even some asymptomatic individuals are seeing some long-term effects. Epidemiologist and Director at Veterans Affairs St. Louis Healthcare System Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly fears that COVID-19 “long-haulers” are victims of a new, long-term health crisis. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)