What is long Covid? Patients share their struggles with symptoms some think are made up

Long Covid sufferers like Ms Jillian Cheong needs to nap after breakfast to have the strength to eat lunch. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE - Explaining long Covid to others is among the toughest challenges for sufferers, who need targeted help and rehabilitation while they slowly recover from symptoms such as fatigue, difficulty concentrating and chest pain.

Patients and doctors here call for greater awareness of the condition, which can affect one's personal life and workplace performance for the six months or more it takes for recovery.

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