Among COVID-19 survivors, an increased risk of death, serious illness

April 22, 2021

Originally published by the Washington University School of Medicine. News release written by Julia Evangelou Strait.

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A major study, partially supported by the Institute for Public Health, details long-term effects of COVID-19 among those who have survived the virus.

The study’s senior author is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, an Institute faculty scholar and the director of the Clinical Epidemiology Center. He is also chief of the Research and Education Service at the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System.

Read the news release…