Apr 12, 2023 Hospitals Intensify Efforts to Treat Long COVID in Kids and Teens

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Doctors are struggling to meet the needs of young people suffering from a severe disease that many still question is real.

“I think we have our work cut out for us to kind of create awareness that this is the real deal,” said Dr. Uzma Hasan, medical director of the Pediatric Post-COVID Care Program and division chief, pediatric infectious diseases at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, an RWJ Barnabas Health facility in Livingston, New Jersey. Edwards added, “I can’t tell you how many parents or patients have cried in my COVID recovery clinic because they're just so relieved to find somebody who will spend the time listening to them.”
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