December 1, 2020

The Covid ‘longhaulers’ behind a global patient movement

Paris (AFP) – Snatching moments of clarity through the brain fog that was among the lingering symptoms of her coronavirus infection, Hannah Davis joined a team of similarly ill researchers and launched a study of what is now called “long Covid”.The survey was initially “for ourselves, to understand what was happening with our own bodies”, Davis said. But with so little data available, it was soon informing global policymakers.Davis is part of an international patient-led movement of people who, when they were struck down with unexplained, debilitating symptoms, developed social media networks,…


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