Coronavirus: Disease Control

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 4th September 2020.

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Photo of Afzal Khan Afzal Khan Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of long-term physical symptoms experienced by some people with covid-19.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Research into the long-term health symptoms and impacts of COVID-19 is ongoing and on 4 July, the Government announced a research study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19, which is being led by UK Research and Innovation and the National Institute for Health Research. However, it is clear that for some of those who have survived, the virus and the treatment they have received to combat it will have a lasting impact on their health.

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