Karnataka Medical Education minister Dr K Sudhakar has announced that the Karnataka government will form a panel to study long term effects of COVID-19 in recovered cases.
Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Sunday has said a committee comprising medical experts will be formed to study the long-term effects of COVID-19.
The committee will be formed to specifically study the long-term effects among those who have recovered from the illness and tested negative for the virus.
In a tweet, the state Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar said, “Karnataka will constitute a special technical committee of medical experts to study the long-term effects of COVID-19 in patients who have recovered from the infection.”
The medical experts team will also develop new strategies for clinical care to improve long term health of all those recovered from COVID-19.(2/2)— Dr Sudhakar K (@mla_sudhakar) September 20, 2020
Karnataka will constitute a special technical committee of medical experts to study the long term effects of COVID 19 in people who have recovered from the infection. We will evaluate those who had mild & severe symptoms with special to people with Co morbidity. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/K7RewlPguO— Dr Sudhakar K (@mla_sudhakar) September 20, 2020
The panel will reportedly evaluate those who had mild and severe symptoms, especially people with comorbidity.
Based on the minister’s announcement new strategies would be drawn up for clinical care to ensure that those who recovered from the viral infection do not develop any health complications in the future, the minister noted.
Last Updated 21, Sep 2020, 1:40 PM