Long COVID leading to many with long-term Disabilities
Walkersville, Maryland United States - May 27:
Mallory Stanislawczyk sits with her daughter Olivia, 3, in her wheelchair while receiving a saline infusion through a PICC line at her Walkersville, Md. home Friday May 27, 2022. she administers these infusions three times a week. The 34-year-old disabled former nurse practitioner used to run and take her daughter on hikes, but after Stanislawczyks bout of long COVID, she often only has enough energy to watch TV and cuddle with her daughter. We were going to be that no TV family, Stanislawczyk said, but long COVIDs effects on her autonomic nervous system, making it hard for her to stand up and not pass out.
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