"It's terrifying?: parents" struggle to get help for children with long Covid

Published May 03 2021 at 1:17 PM GMT
  • Lack of research into area means children are being sent away from A&E and parents told they are overanxiousCoronavirus " latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOn Christmas Day, Gail Jackson's 16-year-old daughter said she was in so much pain she thought she would die.
  • Liliana had been briefly admitted to hospital with Covid in September.
  • Her symptoms never went away and, as time went on, new ones had emerged.
  • For months she had a relentless, agonising headache, nausea, tinnitus, fatigue and insomnia, but the worst thing was the agonising nerve pain", said Jackson.
  • "I couldn't even touch her without her screaming in pain.



  • Published May 3, 2021 1:17 PM GMT