Long Covid is the name given to the on-going signs and symptoms caused by the SARS-CoV-2 infection that remain unresolved for four weeks or longer.
Long Covid usually presents with clusters of symptoms, often overlapping, which can fluctuate and change over time and can affect any system in the body (NICE, 2021).
This is the first of two articles and here I will consider the impact of Long Covid on pupils, their wellbeing and their education. In a second article – which you can find here – I will consider how best schools can support pupils who are living with Long Covid, looking at what we might see and how we can respond.
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