She thought she was done with long Covid, but it returned

Ms Sara Ann Nicholas, who got Covid-19 in February, thought she was cured, but her fatigue and chest tightness returned a few months later. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
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SINGAPORE – When Ms Sara Ann Nicholas contracted Covid-19 in February, the 24-year-old thought she would be back on her feet in a couple of weeks. However, she is still on the long road to recovery.

In June, the researcher in cities and urban planning thought she was cured of post-Covid symptoms such as fatigue and chest pains. She was back to doing high-intensity workouts and planning a holiday overseas. But her condition worsened by August. As of November, she could barely walk 1,000 steps a day without exhausting herself.

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