WHO Experts Remind To Pay Attention To The Long-term Impact Of The New Crown

- Feb 26, 2021-

Xinhua News Agency, Copenhagen, February 25 (Reporter Lin Jing) The Director of the World Health Organization’s European Regional Office, Klug, said on the 25th that the rate of new crown infections in Europe has been on the decline. However, the WHO is concerned about the "new crown sequelae". The long-term impact caused by health and other aspects is regarded as the top priority in the "post-epidemic" period.


Kluger said at an online press conference held in Copenhagen that day that one in ten European patients with COVID-19 still had symptoms 12 weeks after healed, and many people’s symptoms would last longer, causing serious social, economic, and economic problems. Health issues.


Martin McKee, a professor at the University of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said at a press conference that “new crown sequelae” are like “different combinations of various symptoms”, including chest and muscle pain, fatigue, shortness of breath, and what the patient described Cognitive symptoms such as "brain fog."


   Klug said that the WHO Regional Office for Europe will hold meetings with health officials from countries in the region to formulate a regional strategy to solve this problem. He also called on regional countries and institutions to cooperate and use unified data collection tools and research programs to maximize the treatment effect and improve the long-term prognosis of patients.


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