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The data is clear: long Covid is devastating people’s lives and livelihoods | Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

The impact of long Covid needs urgent action – and there are five key elements to drive the effort forward, writes the WHO director general

Read the Guardian’s new series, Living with long Covid

Crushing fatigue. Brain fog making straightforward tasks almost impossible. Shortness of breath walking up the stairs.

Just some of the many symptoms people with long Covid (post-Covid-19 condition) have experienced according to patient groups, researchers and clinicians the World Health Organization (WHO) has worked with since cases of prolonged suffering from Covid-19 started to be recognised in mid-2020.

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is director general of the World Health Organization

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