‘The long and the short of it is Covid-19 is behind many ongoing ...

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‘The long and the short of it is Covid-19 is behind many ongoing illnesses’

A British Facebook support group says GPs there are misdiagnosing ongoing problems in virus patients

Amy Jones

Up to half a million coronavirus patients in the UK are suffering from the effects of “long Covid”, with doctors dismissing many long-term symptoms as other illnesses.

Psychosis, fatigue, loss of sight and mobility issues are among the wide-ranging conditions identified in those who have had the virus.

Claire Hastie, founder of the Long Covid Support Group, warned that GPs in the country were regularly misdiagnosing ongoing problems as anxiety or ME...

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