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Pneumonia caused by COVID-19 can result in significant respiratory after-effects

A high percentage of patients who have suffered serious illness as a result of COVID-19, for example pneumonia, continue to experience after-effects from the disease months after being discharged. What is known so far about the persistence of these symptoms? Is there any treatment to mitigate these after-effects? This is what the research says.

Stock image from the attention at COVID cases in the Emergencies Area. Hospital Clínic de Barcelona. Photographer Francisco Avia