Updated: Nov 25, 2020
Children can have mild symptoms of Covid or may even be asymptomatic, but their ongoing recovery can last for months. Symptoms can come and go in clusters. Parents state that new symptoms are still materialising over 6 months after the initial infection.
Many of the symptoms that appear months down the line are more serious than those experienced at the time of infaction with Coronavirus.
Jessica Savage from Channel 5 News spoke to Sammie Mcfarland Founder of campaign and support group Long Covid Kids. Click the image to watch the report and hear from Professor David Rowitch.
The group currently represents over 100 families from all over the UK and has international members too.
Long Covid Kids has made a short film that is available to any country so that it can be translated and used to support families around the world in this global pandemic.
LongCovidKids.org is a parent and patient-led campaign & support group for parents of children with Long Covid. Our story started with a short film on long-lasting symptoms of Covid in children & we are working on