A review of research published Monday in the journal Nature Medicine describes the potential long-term effects of the coronavirus on the entire body, highlighting the challenges long-haulers face in their recovery.The review outlines in detail every organ affected by long-term Covid-19, including the lungs, heart, kidneys and skin, as well as the gastrointestinal, neurologic and endocrine systems.Full coverage of the coronavirus outbreakThe publication comes at a time when dozens of post-Covid clinics have been established across the country, catering to Covid-19 patients whose symptoms have persisted for months on end.”With the recognition of more multi-organ effects of this virus, the need for multidisciplinary care is becoming more evident,” said Dr. Kartik Sehgal, one the paper’s authors.Sehgal, a medical oncologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, turned his attention away from cancer when the pandemic began last spring. “We all kind of came together as an entire field of doctors to take care of the surging needs in the hospitals to care for Covid-19 patients,” he said.While the majority of long-haulers were never sick enough to be hospitalized, the review found as many as a third of patients hospitalized with Covid-19 have experienced long-term symptoms.”It is clear that care for


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