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Complications from COVID-19

Some people infected with COVID-19 develop severe disease and complications. Older adults, pregnant women, unvaccinated people, those with certain underlying health conditions, and the immune compromised are at higher risk for such complications. Those experiencing severe disease or complications may require hospitalization, the use of a ventilator, prescription medications, and provider-administered treatments and therapies.

Complications from COVID-19 infection include:

  • Acute Cardiac Injury
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Acute Liver Injury
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Blood Clots
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Death
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children
  • Pneumonia
  • Post-COVID Condition
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Secondary Infection
  • Septic Shock