U of T researchers lead effort to understand short- and long-term effects of COVID-19 on patients, caregivers

The Canadian COVID-19 Prospective Cohort study, led by U of T researchers, looks at how genomics, demographics, social factors and other variables influence disease progression and severity (photo by Marko Geber/Getty Images) The Canadian COVID-19 Prospective Cohort study, led by U of T researchers, looks at how genomics, demographics, social factors and other variables influence disease progression and severity (photo by Marko Geber/Getty Images)

U of T researchers lead effort to understand short- and long-term effects of COVID-19 on patients, caregivers

Many people who contract COVID-19 get better on their own at home, but more serious cases can involve hospitalization and months of recovery – or more. 

Angela Cheung and Margaret Herridge, both professors in the University of Toronto's department of medicine in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, are co-leading an interdisciplinary team of more than 100 researchers who are studying short- and long-term outcomes for COVID-19 patients. The Canadian COVID-19 Prospective Cohort study (CanCOV) looks at how genomics, demographics, social factors and other variables influence disease progression and severity....

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