Long-Term Health Outcomes in SARS Survivors: A Clinical Observational Study

A detailed study published in ‘eClinicalMedicine’ analyzed the long-term health outcomes of 14 health workers who survived SARS coronavirus infection between April and June 2003. The study aimed to understand the long-term sequelae 18 years post-infection and involved comprehensive assessments, including physical examinations, laboratory tests, pulmonary function tests, arterial blood gas analysis, chest imaging, and multiomics analyses​​. Key Findings: In summary, this study provides a comprehensive analysis of the long-term health outcomes in SARS survivors. The findings highlight persistent physical sequelae like fatigue, osteoporosis, and necrosis of the femoral head, as well as significant changes in metabolic and immune functions…