How Covid-19 Long Haulers Created a Movement

Patient organization has a long history as one of the most effective tactics for health condition recognition and action in the United States

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“We’re able to do what we’re doing right now — meeting with the CDC and the NIH and the World Health Organization — because AIDS activists did it first.”



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Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that