Dr. Brittany Bankhead-Kendall tweeted, “Post-COVID lungs look worse than any type of terrible smoker’s lung we’ve ever seen. And they collapse. And they clot off. And the shortness of breath lingers on… & on… & on.”
“Everyone’s just so worried about the mortality thing and that’s terrible and it’s awful,” she told CBS Dallas-Fort Worth. “But man, for all the survivors and the people who have tested positive this is — it’s going to be a problem.”
Bankhead-Kendall, an assistant professor of surgery with Texas Tech University, in Lubbock, has treated thousands of patients since the pandemic began in March.
She says patients who’ve had COVID-19 symptoms show a severe chest X-ray every time, and those who were asymptomatic show a severe chest X-ray 70% to 80% of the time.
In X-ray photos of a normal lung, a smoker’s lung and a COVID-19 lung that Bankhead-Kendall shared with CBS Dallas, the healthy lungs are clean with a lot of black, which is mainly air. In the smoker’s lung, white lines are indicative of scarring and congestion, while the COVID lung is filled with white.
“You’ll either see a lot of that white, dense scarring or you’ll see it throughout the entire lung. Even if you’re not feeling problems now, the fact that that’s on your chest X-ray — it sure is indicative of you possibly having problems later on,” she said.
Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease expert and senior scholar at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, told CBSN that some patients with severe COVID-19 could feel the impact for years to come.
“When someone recovers from pneumonia, whether it’s a bacterial pneumonia or a viral pneumonia, it’s going to take some time for their chest X-rays to improve. Chest X-rays lag your clinical improvement. So you may be better, but your chest X-ray still looks bad,” he said.
“And we know that people with COVID-19 can get severe pneumonia, and some of that pneumonia will lead to damage to the lungs that will take time to heal. And some of it may be permanent.”
He said the potential long-term health consequences are another reason people should take warnings about the disease seriously.
“It’s not something you can blow off. This isn’t something you want to have. Because even if you survive, you still may be left with some severe complications that make it very hard for you to go back to your baseline functioning.”
Bankhead-Kendall said it’s important that if you’re experiencing shortness of breath after your COVID-19 goes away, you stay in touch with your primary care doctor.
She also points out, “There is no long-term implication of a vaccine that could ever be as bad as the long-term implications of COVID.”
First published on January 14, 2021 / 8:08 AM
Trump HHS Sec Azar announced this week that the govt would begin releasing #COVID19 vaccine doses held in reserve for 2nd shots—but no such reserve existed!! Trump HHS had already shipped out reserves end of Dec!
#Bitcoin has conducted some funny business and some interesting and totally reprehensible money laundering activity,’ ECB President Christine Lagarde said at the #ReutersNext conference
Lagarde has been CONVICTED of cronyism. She was found guilty in court. Yet here she is warning about an actual fixed supply asset she can’t print. Now look up the stats about money laundering in fiat and the role of HSBC and Deutsche bank, which have gotten BAILED OUT with EU FUNDS ! ! !~
Kleptopia: How Dirty Money is Conquering the World. It’s a detailed & entertaining story of graft & money laundering on grand scale. Seems Lagarde was into some funny business herself, and just can’t seem to control Fiat money laundering by banks at all!!!!
“Ms Lagarde, 60, was tried on charges of “negligence by a person in position of public authority”. … she could potentially have been sentenced to a year in prison and a fine of €15,000, but escaped a sentence and emerges from the trial without a criminal record.”
It appears the boss of a managing director Trump dealt with at Deutsche Bank – the only bank that would loan him money – Rosemary Vrablic was found hung by apparent “suicide” 8 days ago.
Ms Rosemany Vrablic was responsible for arranging hundreds of millions of dollars worth of loans that Deutsche Bank provided Mr Trump over the years. Ms Vrablic was a managing director and senior banker in the wealth management division. “Rosemary Vrablic and Dominic Scalzi have tendered their resignations to Deutsche Bank effective as of year-end, which was accepted by the bank,” the spokesman said. The New York Times reported that in 2013, the bank opened an internal investigation into a transaction she made with Mr Kushner that involved real estate.
The connection between Trump and the German bank is the subject of congressional, civil and criminal investigations. The Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R Vance Jr, has been investigating whether Trump committed financial crimes as he pursued to get loans from Deutsche Bank.
Tired of Trump, Deutsche Bank games ways to sever ties with the president.
JANUARY 13 2021 Deutsche Bank AG and Signatue Bank, “two of Trump’s favored lenders,” announced this week that they are severing all banking connections with the president and his businesses, reported Bloomberg News. Trump’s businesses owe an estimated $300 million to Deutsche Bank AG, and signature Bank is closing a $5.3 million Trump account.
THE MINUTE BIDEN IS INSTALLED AS PRESIDENT — NY CAN GO AFTER THE TRUMP CRIME FAMILY AND ALL THE OTHER RETHUGLICAN CONFEDERATE INSURRECTIONISTS THAT HAVE BEEN FUCKING WITH AMERICA SINCE SLAVERY.
DERANGED INSURRECTIONISTS THANKS TO DISINFO FROM RUPERT MURDOCK, KOCK, RAGA, GOOGLE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, PARLER ETC.
Insurrection at the US Capitol (a few videos of related DC related events from 1/5-1/7 in the file). Stored on Archive dot Org. ⚠️CW⚠️ Some videos contain graphic violence