NIHR Alert: High rates of delirium, persistent fatigue and post-traumatic stress disorder were common after severe infection in previous coronavirus outbreaks

Expert commentary is provided on a review of 65 peer-reviewed studies, mostly on SARS and MERS, plus seven early reports on COVID-19, which suggests long-term mental health implications of COVID-19 could potentially last for several years after the infection.


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