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COVID-19 patients from Australian ICUs still reporting symptoms six months after infection – ABC News

Two in three Australians who’ve ended up in the ICU with COVID-19 are still having ongoing health issues — and we don’t yet know when, or if, they will recover.

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Experts have been tracking the long-term health outcomes of Australians recovering from severe COVID-19 disease, and early results show roughly two in three people have ongoing issues.
Key points:

  • Researchers are trying to figure out if the long-term impacts of severe COVID-19 disease are different to other illnesses
  • Long stays in hospital with other critical illnesses can have long-lasting consequences
  • It’s not known if, or when, people will recover completely from infection

The study is being conducted across…

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