Our knowledge about the pandemic grows and changes every day. Some beliefs that were taken for granted were proven wrong, while new ones emerge daily. Online community coined the term long-hauler, for people who felt consequence like fatigue and exhaustion months after initial diagnosis. We know now that even kids can be long-haulers, but we still don’t know and don’t understand why is this the case. Some of the manifestations include stomach and joint pains, nosebleeds and fever. It is important to raise awareness to this issue, so that we provide proper care to children that are suffering beyond the diagnosis.
- Data shows that in the last two weeks of July close to 100,000 children tested positive for Covid-19.
- A new term, long-hauler, has arisen to describe Covid-19 survivors that are still living with effects of having had the disease, despite recovery, weeks and months later.
- Red, swollen, itchy toes may be a heretofore under the radar Covid-19 symptom that tends to affect kids.
“Kids with no underlying conditions who love and live to dance may be left incapable of dancing for an indeterminate period of time.”