Jan 27, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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LISTEN | Can’t shake your Covid-19 symptoms? Here’s why

Here’s what you need to know about Long Covid-19:

Between 25% and 30% of all people who contract and survive Covid-19 will continue to suffer from “long covid” i.e. H. the persistence of Covid-19 symptoms for three months from the time a person stops being contagious.

Long Covid cannot be officially diagnosed and there is no way of telling who is suffering from it becomes the disease.

Thanks to research from SA’s scientific community, however, we can tell you why your body isn’t recovering. TimesLIVE sat down with Resia Pretorius, Professor of Physiology at Stellenbosch University, to discuss how long Covid is, its symptoms, the physical reasons for it and the efforts being made to diagnose and treat the disease.

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