VA to tackle care for long COVID

The Department of Veterans Affairs has just published “Whole Health System Approach to Long COVID,” a holistic guidebook for the treatment of veterans suffering with long COVID. It’s estimated that 2 percent of the U.S. population will develop long COVID, which equates to 24,000 to 42,000 veterans.

The VA was the first to realize that recovering from COVID didn’t mean it was gone, that a long version was emerging, bringing with it extended illnesses. They opened 20 long COVID programs and dug into research where they looked at those who still had vascular and heart disease a year

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