Severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) is the cause of COVID‐19. As of June 1st 2020, there were over 6 million cases of COVID‐19 internationally and over 370,000 deaths (John Hopkins University, 2020). There has been significant effort to increase hospital and healthcare capacity to reduce the number of fatalities associated with this global pandemic (Choi & Logsdon, 2020). Public health measures have been universally enforced, including the use of social distancing and self‐isolation for those most at risk. Due to this appropriate high demand in the acute phase of this pandemic, the long‐term sequalae of COVID‐19 has had less attention, and clinically much less focus.


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McPeake, J. & Pattison, N. 2020, 'COVID-19: Moving beyond the pandemic', Journal of Advanced Nursing, 76(10), pp. 2447-2449. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jan.14438

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