Fiona Lowenstein & Hannah Davis
March 17 2021

Lingering symptoms from the coronavirus may turn out to be one of the largest mass disabling events in modern history.

Both of us developed Covid-19 last March in New York. We didn’t know each other at the time, but we had much in common: We didn’t imagine our symptoms would last for more than a couple of weeks. We were young and otherwise healthy, and were told we should recover easily.
But after Fiona’s shortness of breath subsided and she was discharged from the hospital, she developed new symptoms ranging from gastrointestinal problems to rashes and hives to migraines. A few weeks later, Hannah began experiencing fevers, headaches, memory lapses and a debilitating brain fog that made her unable to work.


Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/17/o...8b0e20e9725adc