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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

Sep 15, 2020

A cohort of COVID-19 patients—mostly middle-aged women—who experience “mild” disease not only don’t seem to be getting better, they’re developing new symptoms like debilitating cognitive fog, dizziness, and palpitations that linger for months after diagnosis. Dr. David Putrino, the Director of Rehabilitation Innovation at Mt. Sinai Health System in New York, talks with Stephanie Desmon about the emerging phenomenon of “long-haulers,” expectations around recovery, why the term “mild COVID disease” is problematic, and why this group is vulnerable to medical gaslighting.