Covid-19 is a highly communicable respiratory disease that is caused by the SARS-COV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus-2). The RNA virus hijacks the body’s internal cellular mechanisms and produces viral content along with NSPs (Non-Structural Proteins) which are responsible for virulence and pathogenicity. These NSPs are responsible for the cytokine storm (hypercytokinemia) within the body which release pro-inflammatory cytokines and results in severe inflammation.
Sometimes, even when the viral persistence is non-existent after recovering from a Covid infection, individuals can suffer from persistent symptoms. This collection of symptoms, as some researchers believe, is the cytokine storm itself or an aftershock of the cytokine storm the NSPs initiate when the virus replicates within the host cells.
Symptoms associated with Long-Covid:
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