Recovery from the coronavirus can take months, Italian COVID-19 survivors say, as the nation starts to lift the strict restrictions put in place at the peak of the outbreak.
Symptoms including fevers, fatigue and shortness of breath can linger for months even after people test negative for the coronavirus, according to Italian patients and doctors who spoke to The New York Times.
“We have seen many cases in which people take a long, long time to recover,” Alessandro Venturi, the director of the San Matteo hospital in the Lombardy town of Pavia, told the Times.
Venturi told the Times the discomfort seems to last even longer for people with lighter symptoms.
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