Prolonged COVID mimics other post-viral conditions

JACC heart failure: “Use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing for patients with unexplained dyspnea after coronavirus disease.”

Brain, Behavior, and Immunity: “Fatigue and Cognitive Decline in Post-COVID-19 Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.”

Heart rhythm: “Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome as a sequel to COVID-19”.

Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology: “Prevalence and symptom patterns of dysautonomia in patients with prolonged COVID syndrome: a cross-sectional study.”

International Journal of Infectious Diseases: “Symptoms of Mast Cell Activation Common in Long-COVID.”

Nature Medicine: “Unexplained post-acute infection syndromes.”

The New England Journal of Medicine: “A longitudinal study of the aftermath of Ebola in Liberia.”

BMC Neurology: “Chronic Widespread Musculoskeletal Pain, Fatigue, Depression, and Sleep Disorders in Chronic Post-SARS Syndrome; A case-control study.”

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: “Chronic Fatigue Possibly Related to Epstein-Barr Virus – Nevada.”

Health: “Myalgic encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue syndrome: when suffering multiplies”.

Chest Journal: “Persistent Exercise Intolerance After COVID-19”, “Neurovascular Dysregulation and Acute Exercise Intolerance in ME/CFS.”

Jaime Seltzer, director of scientific and medical outreach, MEAction.

David M. Systrom, MD, pulmonary and critical care medicine specialist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; director, Cardiopulmonary Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

Nancy G. Klimas, MD, director, Institute for Neuroimmune Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Miami.

Anthony Komaroff, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston.

Avindra Nath, MD, principal investigator, clinical director of intramural research, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD.

Emily Taylor, Vice President of Advocacy and Engagement, Solve ME

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CDC: “IOM 2015 Diagnostic Criteria.”

National Institutes of Health: “NIH Intramural Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study.”

Solve ME Long Covid Alliance.

NIH RECOVER initiative.

US Congress: “S.3726 – CARE for Long COVID Act”.