Long COVID: sustained and multiplied disadvantage


Policy and institutional preparedness for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic recovery is essential because the roots of the pandemic and its resolution are deeply systemic. 

The COVID‐19 pandemic disproportionately affects certain groups and populations. Generally, they are labelled as “vulnerable”, “marginalised” or “disadvantaged”, and these groups may be considered at risk from a medical perspective and/or from the perspective of their opportunities to function and participate in the community.

This MJA Perspective shares more.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain key components of the perspective.
  2. List main recommendations.
  3. Recognise changes in management in response to the perspective.


Authors: Evelyne Leeuw, Aryati Yashadhana and Danielle Hitch

Article Type: Perspective


Medical Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Infectious Diseases
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Health Administrator, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Psychologist, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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