“Long Covid” is just the latest example of a pathogen causing surprising persistent effects.
Lingering symptoms from the coronavirus may turn out to be one of the largest mass disabling events in modern history.
What persistent Covid cases might have in common with chronic fatigue syndrome and Lyme disease, and why it matters.
My chronic illness made it hard to volunteer at my kids’ school. Now I can serve on the executive board of the P.T.A. without leaving my bed.