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COVID-19-Infected Arkansans at Risk for Developing Debilitating Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome

Dr. Nikhil Kumar Meena

Those who test positive for SARS-CoV-2 are at risk for developing what's referred to as "long covid," or Post-Acute COVID Syndrome, which can cause prolonged malaise, impaired heart function, and blood clotting disorders. Associate professor and UAMS pulmonologist, Dr. Nikhil Kumar Meena — who attends to critically ill COVID-19 patients — details the incidence, symptoms, and targeted treatment. 

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.
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