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'No one was listening': Long COVID patients struggle to get care for their symptoms

By Stat News  
   April 21, 2021

Last summer, in the six weeks after she began feeling terrifyingly breathless and was briefly hospitalized for Covid-19, Crystal Williams returned to the emergency room eight times. Each visit was for dizziness and shortness of breath, for which she often received fluids and oxygen. She didn’t get any answers as to why her symptoms had persisted, though, and despite having insurance, she ran up tens of thousands of dollars worth of medical bills.

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