Stories

I’m a COVID-19 long-hauler and an epidemiologist – here’s how it feels when symptoms last for months

"Imagine being young and healthy, a nonsmoker with no preexisting health conditions, and then waking up one morning feeling like you were being suffocated by an unseen force. Back in March, this was my reality."

The Conversation US | 11th August, 2020

"Published here are the COVID-19 stories that we’ve selected from those submitted by members of the public to this site, with the aim of helping others understand what their recovery might look like too."

Covid-19 Recovery Collective | 29th July, 2020

I was regarded as having a mild case of Covid-19. I had burning lungs and exhaustion for weeks

Ann Poletti -  "I believe I caught the virus very early, and I can’t tell you how long it takes to recover from it, because I have not recovered"

The Guardian | 19th July, 2020

'Waiting To Be Well': What It's Like To Suffer From 'Long Covid'

Natasha Hind: The NHS has launched ‘Your Covid Recovery’ service, for those who have survived the virus but are still struggling.

HuffPost | 8th July, 2020

I’ve been ill for months, but I still don't know if it is Covid-19

I’ve had a fever, a cough and breathlessness since February, and been in and out of hospital. If it isn’t coronavirus, what is it?

The Guardian | 6th June, 2020

COVID-19 Can Last for Several Months

"The disease’s “long-haulers” have endured relentless waves of debilitating symptoms—and disbelief from doctors and friends."

The Atlantic | 4th June, 2020

I Caught Coronavirus Months Ago. I Didn’t Expect To Still Be Struggling Now

Seven weeks since I first had symptoms, the ‘long tail’ of Covid-19 continues to plague me.

HuffPost | 3rd June, 2020

Revealed: the long-term severe effects of Covid-19 that could go on for months

Wide-ranging and often 'bizarre' symptoms can persist weeks and even months after first falling ill

Telegraph | May 21st, 2020

Guidelines Say Covid-19 Symptoms Last Two Weeks. Survivors Know Better

People recovering from Covid-19 are searching for answers themselves.

elemental | 20th May, 2020

The personal experience of Professor Paul Garner of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Paul Garner: Covid-19 and fatigue—a game of snakes and ladders

The BMJ |. 19th May, 2020