Reduced life Expectancy – COVID-19

Angie Szumlinski Health, Studies

The number of deaths from COVID-19 in the United States is staggering. As of mid-October 2020, more than 215,000 COVID-19 deaths had occurred, and over 100,000 additional deaths were projected by the end of 2020. An important but as of yet unanswered question concerns the impact of this exceptional number of deaths on life expectancy for the entire nation as …

The COVID-19 Long-Haulers

Angie Szumlinski Health, Studies

The longer the pandemic drags on, the more obvious it becomes that for some patients, COVID-19 is like the unwelcome houseguest who won’t pack up and leave. “Anecdotally, there’s no question that there are a considerable number of individuals who have a postviral syndrome that really, in many respects, can incapacitate them for weeks and weeks following so-called recovery and …

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Post-COVID-19 Recovery

Angie Szumlinski Studies

As many parts of the country are experiencing increased numbers of COVID cases, there are many people who are recovering from the virus. Our attention has been on identifying symptoms of active disease, as it should be; however the story doesn’t end there! As patients begin the recovery phase, many are experiencing ongoing symptoms from the virus. These symptoms include …