Guest column: Don't neglect long-haul Covid in the panic over delta
14 September 2021
Those who have it are afflicted with a Covid that seems never to go away. With the present panic over the delta variant, there's a danger that we will not accord this slow-burn condition the attention it deserves. What makes long Covid so puzzling is the variety of possible symptoms, of which there are potentially hundreds. There's no diagnostic test for long Covid, and brain MRI scans and other tests fail to yield results. A recent study found that low-dose naltrexone — a therapy for chronic fatigue or chronic pain — shows potential to safely and effectively disrupt Covid-19's ability to attack the body.