Long COVID and a Massive Failure of Journalism

Mike The Mad Biologist: “But the key point is no one says, ‘polio, it’s just a stomach bug.’ While I think some of the estimates of long COVID reach complete absurdity, even a one percent rate would be really bad. And we do have the right to know what the estimates used by the U.S. government–and state and local governments too–are. Or more disconcertingly, if they’re even considering this at all (NIH is spending $1.15 billion on the problem over four years, so it’s hard to claim it doesn’t matter).”