Pandemic Day 164: Long Haulers

By now you may have seen some of the accounts by people who feel ill for months after having COVID-19, often referred to as “long haulers.” This week the recognition of COVID’s long-term effects has gone mainstream, with articles in the August 21 edition of the MMWR (CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), the August 20 Wall Street Journal, and the August 21 Johns Hopkins Newsletter. Ironically, one of the problems long haulers have is getting medical authorities to believe them.