Roll Call reports:
The National Institutes of Health is preparing to award grants in the next three weeks to researchers studying the long-term effects of COVID-19 and patients experiencing “long COVID.”
NIH Director Francis Collins told the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee that the agency expects laboratory research and imaging studies to be underway by the summer. The agency received 273 research proposals after Congress provided more than $1 billion for research into the long-term effects of COVID-19.
Many people who have been sick with COVID-19, including some who had mild or no symptoms, reported dealing with additional symptoms long after their acute illness ended. The long-haul COVID-19 symptoms can range from fatigue or headaches to mental health issues or chronic pain.
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Many people who’ve had COVID-19 reported additional symptoms long after their acute illness ended. The long-haul symptoms can include from fatigue, headaches, mental health issues and chronic pain. https://t.co/SprAp7cBld
— Roll Call (@rollcall) April 30, 2021