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Charles Weijer

Charles Weijer is a professor of medicine, epidemiology & biostatistics, and philosophy at Western University. He was a member of the WHO Working Group for Guidance on Human Challenge Studies in COVID-19.

Opinion | BY CHARLES WEIJER | September 14, 2020
While the effects of COVID-19 on the lungs is widely known, it has emerged that the virus can infect the heart, major blood vessels, and the brain resulting in myocarditis, strokes, and other neurological sequelae. Even more worrisome, are the increasing numbers of people reporting symptoms that persist months after acute illness, so-called coronavirus 'long haulers,' writes Charles Weijer. iStock photograph
Opinion | BY CHARLES WEIJER | September 14, 2020
Opinion | BY CHARLES WEIJER | September 14, 2020
While the effects of COVID-19 on the lungs is widely known, it has emerged that the virus can infect the heart, major blood vessels, and the brain resulting in myocarditis, strokes, and other neurological sequelae. Even more worrisome, are the increasing numbers of people reporting symptoms that persist months after acute illness, so-called coronavirus 'long haulers,' writes Charles Weijer. iStock photograph