The risks of long Covid mean catching the virus is like “playing Russian Roulette” for the young and healthy, a leading immunologist has said.
A panel of health workers suffering with the long-term effects of the virus described pain, fatigue and debilitating nerve damage.
They warned against a “black and white” view of Covid as an illness that was either mild or deadly.
An estimated 5-10% of patients remain ill two months after being infected.
It’s true that, for the majority of people, Covid is relatively short and mild. But a sizeable minority are left with symptoms from the annoying to the debilitating.
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