Resources on Long COVID
Simon Collins, HIV i-Base
Many of the following links were included in previous issues of HTB. Other related resources are added below (ie after July publication date).
Post-acute effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection in individuals not requiring hospital admission: a Danish population-based cohort study. Lund LC et al. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021. (Oct 2021).
Outcomes at 6- and 12-months in >1200 adults with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China. Approximately 50% reported at least one complication sustained to 12 months.
Ref: Huang L et al. 1-year outcomes in hospital survivors with COVID-19: a longitudinal cohort study. Lancet. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01755-4 (28 August 2021).
Lancet editorial. DOI: DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01900-0. (28 August 2021).
The HIV Movement Must Come Through
JD Davids in POZ magazine. (June 2021)
Long-time HIV activist JD Davids, writes about approaches to managing Long COVID through their experience of living with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and lessons from HIV activism. Also includes a resources section.
See also online seminars from August 2020 that include many other community presentations.
Long COVID website
One of the early and leading community websites
Body Politic website
Another early peer-led community website.
Webcasts of two-day US Workshop on Long COVID (PASC) now online
HTB (22 January 2021).
HTB report on meeting and webcasts from an important 2-day NIH workshop on Long COVID with online links.
NIHR. Living with COVID-19.
NICE issue UK guidelines on long COVID
HTB (22 January 2021).
Summary of UK guidelines for health workers managing Long COVID.
Long COVID: studies reporting on long-term follow up on COVID-19.
HTB (3 March 2021).
Review of five studies reporting duration of post-COVID that includes new symptoms after COVID was thought to have finished.
Long COVID: Mild infection and sustained long-term complications.
HTB (20 October 2020).
Pathogenesis and treatment of COVID-19 including Long COVID
HTB (14 October 2020).
HTB report of an excellent talk by Professor Karine Lacombe from the Glasgow HIV Congress.
Management of post-acute covid-19 in primary care.
BMJ 2020; 370 doi:10.1136/bmj.m3026. (11 August 2020).
A BMJ podcast on post-acute and chronic COVID-19 to support management in primary care.
Characterizing long COVID in an international cohort: 7 months of symptoms and their impact.
Davis HE et al. Pre-review draft. MedRxiv. DOI: 10.1101/2020.12.24.20248802. (5 April 2021). https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.12.24.20248802v3
An early community survey published as a pre-review paper that included approximately 4000 people self-reporting symptoms.
Recovery from severe COVID-19: leveraging the lessons of survival from sepsis.
Prescott HC et al. JAMA. 2020;324(8):739-740. DOI:10.1001/jama.2020.14103. (5 August 2020).
A useful article on recovery from severe COVID-19 in JAMA.