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Why this Black woman with ‘long covid’ feels the medical community has failed her

February 2, 2021 | 1:38 PM GMT
Over the last eight months, 35-year-old Cynthia Adinig has been to the hospital upwards of 20 times for debilitating symptoms related to long-haul covid-19, ranging from heart palpitations to severe malnutrition. On some visits, Adinig feared for her life, but was pushed out of the hospital before she felt ready to leave. With few answers from doctors, Adinig turned to an online support group for connection and understanding.