Health experts are warning that the lung damage caused by the coronavirus could last long after the virus itself is gone.
Dr. Brittany Bankhead-Kendall, a trauma surgeon in Texas, recently tweeted that “Post-Covid lungs look worse than ANY type of terrible smoker’s lungs we’ve ever seen” and that “the shortness of breath lingers on… & on…”.
While research is still in the preliminary stages, there are signs of what one's lungs go through after suffering from the coronavirus. https://t.co/CYzIWAvDUg
— CBS 42 (@CBS_42) January 6, 2021
Bankhead-Kendall says she fears the pandemic will “turn into years of pulmonary problems” for those who recover.
Do you know anyone who has recovered from COVID-19? How long did it take for their health to return to normal?
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