Excellent new article published by Outlook magazine on Ziyad Al-Aly, nephrologist and clinical epidemiologist for the Institute for Public Health at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Al-Aly has become a worldwide leading COVID-19 researcher.
“Long COVID is leaving a legacy of chronic diseases,” Al-Aly said. “Health systems and governments need to be prepared for the long-lasting consequences for patients, health systems, life expectancy and economic productivity. Addressing challenges posed by long COVID will require economic investments and a coordinated, long-term global response strategy. So far, that is lacking.”