• Explanations for ‘long Covid' remain elusive. For now, believing patients and treating symptoms is the best doctors can do

    17 days ago - By STAT

    Nearly a year into the coronavirus pandemic, the perplexing problems of Covid-19 long-haulers seem no nearer resolution - or even explanation - than when they first puzzled doctors and patients in the spring.
    This much is known: Long haulers, recovering patients whose symptoms persist after their coronavirus infections disappear, are a mix of younger people who never needed hospital care and older people with chronic conditions that predate Covid. Their symptoms trail the infection's path through their lungs, hearts, muscles, nerves, and brains. Deadening fatigue can dog them for weeks or...
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