90% Of Recovered COVID-19 Patients Suffer From Lung Damage

Harin - Aug 13, 2020


90% Of Recovered COVID-19 Patients Suffer From Lung Damage

According to the report, around 90% of recovered COVID-19 patients have lung damage while 5% contract the disease for a second time and are in quarantine.

As if the symptoms of COVID-19 aren’t bad enough, a new report claims that recovered patients are suffering from lung damage.

The report was made by a hospital in Wuhan, China. According to it, around 90% of recovered patients have lung damage. Not only that, 5% contract the disease for a second time and are in quarantine.

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Around 90% of recovered patients have lung damage.

Since April, Zhongnan Hospital’s doctors have been monitoring hundred recovered patients. The lung damage conclusion was based on the results of the first phase. The doctors said that the gas exchange and ventilation functions of these patients’ lungs have yet to recover and function like those of a healthy person.

The team revealed that among those recovered patients, some even need oxygen machines three months after leaving the hospitals. It could take them six minutes to walk a distance of 400 meters while in the same time period, an average healthy person can go for 500 meters.

In around 10% of the patients, the antibodies developed against the virus were gone. 5% had symptoms of the disease and were put under quarantine again.

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In around 10% of the patients, the antibodies developed against the virus were gone.

Since Wuhan is where the pandemic originated from, these findings are critical.

Until now, Hubei province has reported 68,138 COVID-19 cases with the disease taking the lives of 4,512 patients.

On August 4, China had 27 new COVID-19 cases with 22 locally-transmitted cases, according to the National Health Commission.

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In the mainland, 79,047 patients had recovered and had been discharged from the hospitals.

In the mainland, 79,047 patients had recovered and had been discharged from the hospitals while 4,634 had died.

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