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In the media: There’s a shortage of services to help the growing number of long-haul COVID-19 sufferers

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Published: March 15, 2021 | By Shannon Vanraes 

MIRA member, Dr. Marla Beauchamp was featured in a story by the Globe and Mail for her MIRA-funded research on older adults admitted with COVID-19. The study she is conducting has found that among the roughly 100 study participants, 40 and older, shortness of breath and fatigue appear to be the most common lingering symptoms after having the coronavirus. Marla warns that people who could benefit from rehab immediately after the acute illness but don’t receive it may have trouble returning to work and other activities due to the lack of access to pulmonary rehab in Canada. 

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