Scientists are only beginning to realize wide range of health problems caused by a novel coronavirus. Some of them can have a lasting impact on survivors COVID-19 for many years. About it reports Reuters with reference to the opinion of doctors and experts on infectious diseases.
The virus that causes COVID-19, affects many organ systems, in some cases causing catastrophic damage.
The cardiologist from science the SCRIPPS research Institute, Eric Topol said that the coronavirus damages the heart, liver and kidneys. According to him, the doctors initially thought COVID-19 – respiratory disease, but could not even imagine the dangers of a new virus.
To respiratory failure in patients with COVID-19 can join the blood clotting that can cause strokes, and severe inflammation that affects multiple organ systems. The virus can also cause neurological complications that range from headache, dizziness and loss of taste or smell to convulsions and confusion. While vosformation may be slow, incomplete and expensive.
Experts are beginning research to understand the long-term consequences of the infection, told reporters on 25 June, the Deputy Director for infectious diseases of the U.S. centers for control and prevention of diseases of Jay Butler.
According to him, many survivors complain of fatigue and shortness of breath. Many of the symptoms persist even after receiving negative test for coronavirus.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to mid-day on 28 June, the number of infected by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in the world is 10 006 980, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Aboutt disease COVID-19, which causes the coronavirus, died 499 307 people, recovered 5 071 617.
Who believe that the coronavirus would pose a serious threat, until they invent a vaccine. According to the head of the European Agency of medicines Marco Kavaleri, in the best case, the vaccine will be ready next year. May 15, U.S. President Donald trump suggested that the coronavirus vaccine can be developed and tested by the end of 2020.