Former TB sanatoriums treating 'long COVID' patients

Up to 10% of beds at one Swiss facility are now filled by coronavirus patients coming for rehabilitation, says its medical director

Mountain sanatoriums whose fresh-air and sunlight cures once drew tuberculosis patients are reinventing themselves for a new generation: patients suffering from the lingering effects of COVID-19. 

The WHO has warned that 'long COVID', which includes not just respiratory difficulties and fatigue, but also anxiety and depression, may burden health systems for years to come.

However, for those that can afford it, former TB sanatoriums across Europe are there to help. 

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