Kidney Damage Another Consequence of ‘Long COVID’

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People hospitalized for COVID-19, and even some with milder cases, may suffer lasting damage to their kidneys, new research finds. The study of more than 1.7 million patients in the U.S. Veterans Affairs system adds to concerns about the lingering effects … Read more

Long COVID, Big Bills Even With Short Hospital Stays

Besides heart/lung symptoms, Gut said patients can have profound fatigue and neuro-cognitive changes — commonly dubbed “brain fog.” And those problems can even strike people who had milder COVID and never needed to be hospitalized, Gut said. So while SARS-CoV-2 is a respiratory virus, the resulting disease can have broad effects in the body. … Read more