For Many Pandemic Victims, Lingering Effects Stress Insurance Coverage

Doctors and researchers warn that the need for extended and expensive care could burden public safety-net programs like Medicare

Understanding how the body clears the new coronavirus is becoming more important as the U.S. begins to reopen. WSJ’s Daniela Hernandez explains how the body fights infection and why feeling better doesn’t equal being virus-free. Photo illustration: Laura Kammermann (Originally published May 6, 2020)

香蕉视频苹果下载The new coronavirus that infected Tricia Sales in March still plagues her. The horse trainer and onetime cocktail server deals with dizziness and nausea. At times, she can’t feel her hands and feet.

Her five-month struggle has meant specialists, drugs, a spinal tap, imaging scans and 15 hospital visits. The uninsured single mother said she owes more than $100,000 in medical bills but is too sick to fully work.

To Read the Full Story

Continue reading your article with
a WSJ membership

Resume Subscription

We are delighted that you'd like to resume your subscription.

You will be charged $ + tax (if applicable) for The Wall Street Journal. You may change your billing preferences at any time in the Customer Center or call . You will be notified in advance of any changes in rate or terms. You may cancel your subscription at anytime by calling .

Please click confirm to resume now.