WHO Says Even Survivors of Mild COVID Cases May Need Months To Recover

July 22, 2020 11:30 PM
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WHO Says Even Survivors of Mild COVID Cases May Need Months To Recover
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The head of emergencies at the World Health Organization said on Wednesday it's becoming clear that many who develop over moderate illness from COVID-19 face long-term issues like fatigue. Dr. Michael Ryan said the virus can lead to an inflammatory process in air sacs and small blood vessels, and as a result it can take a long time for lung and heart functions to get back to normal, even for otherwise healthy young people.