Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Peter Hotez warned Wednesday that the long-term health consequences of the coronavirus remain uncertain, even though medical professionals have a better grasp of treating a current infection.
“We still have to address that long-term debilitating effects. The effects of this virus are going to haunt us for a generation, I’m afraid,” Hotez said on CNBC’s “Power Lunch.”
Hotez’s comments come as states in the South and West such as Arizona, California and Texas experience a dramatic rise in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations. In Texas, in particular, total cases have more than doubled since Memorial Day