COVID19 as a chronic viral illness

We tend to think of this disease as a life-threatening acute encounter, but that may not be correct. Here is an excellent survey from SCIENCE on COVID19 over the long haul–it’s not a pretty story. But once again, it’s a story of inhomogeneity. This is an illness that affects folks differently–in some cases, no problem after the virus clears, in others debilitating problems.