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COVID-19 long-haulers: Canada’s forgotten patients (SPH)

(Photo credit: CBC News)
(Photo credit: CBC News)

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What is it like to be sick with COVID-19 for months?

We asked more than 1,000 Canadians with long COVID about their access to care. Over 60 per cent of COVID-19 long-haulers said in the questionnaire they aren’t getting the medical treatment they need and many others reported they are stuck paying hundreds of dollars — some spending $10,000 or more.

BRITISH COLUMBIA – A collaborative network of three clinics including one at the Vancouver General Hospital, St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver and the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre in Surrey.

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