WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: Post COVID-19 condition

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: Post COVID-19 condition” – below is their description.

Episode #47

If you have recovered from COVID-19 but are still experiencing certain symptoms you could have post COVID-19 condition or “long COVID”. What are these symptoms? How long do they last and are there any treatment options? Dr Janet Diaz explains in Science in 5.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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  • In This Story: World Health Organization

    The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.”

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