01/10COVID affects many organs of the body
Peculiar symptoms are seen in many patients post-COVID experts say. Be it lungs or the heart or the eyes, post-COVID complications seem to have no proper definition or limitation.
“While most people who develop COVID-19 fully recover, some people develop a variety of mid- and long-term effects like fatigue, breathlessness and cognitive dysfunction (for example, confusion, forgetfulness, or a lack of mental focus and clarity). Some people also experience psychological effects as part of post COVID-19 condition,” says the World Health Organisation (WHO) and adds that post COVID-19 condition can affect a person’s ability to perform daily activities such as work or household chores.
02/10How does COVID affect other body organs?
Despite it being a respiratory problem, the invasion power of the coronavirus surpasses the nasal environment in many people. While some get clots in lungs, some experience cardiovascular problems.
As per a research study the virus binds to angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptors present in vascular endothelial cells, lungs, heart, brain, kidneys, intestine, liver, pharynx, and other tissue and can directly injure these organs.
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