The disease caused by the new respiratory virus (coronavirus) designated as SARS-CoV-2 was classified as a pandemic by the WHO in 2020.
With an increasing number of confirmed cases in most countries worldwide, it is responsible for a significant morbidity and millions of deaths all over the world.
The last year, a non-profit initiative, known as HOPE PROJECT gathered detailed info on more than 8,100 hospitalized COVID19 patients in 9 countries (America, Asia and Europe).
With this researcher-initiated registry, several publications and relevant data on the acute phase of this dreadful condition aroused.
However, limited follow-up information is available and the existing evidence point out frequent lasting effects after the acute phase of COVID-19. This persistent condition has been baptized by several authors with different terms such Post-acute COVID-19, Persistent COVID-19, Post COVID- syndrome, Long haulers, Long COVID-19…
Since COVID-19 have involved and unprecedented numbers of people is possible the sequelae would be important form the socioeconomic and scientific point of view.
Thus, all help will be welcome.
Welcome to the HOPE PROJECT…...2 (NCT04778020)