Why in news?
There were indications of COVID 19 induced diabetes among recovered patients.
There was a move to collect the data on this globally to understand the effect of this relatively new and evolving virus
Findings of the study
The stress on the body associated with this virus could lead to long and short term complications.
The fact of the matter was that nobody knew for sure the exact after effects of the disease but the medical community is aware of the damage caused by thrombosis in the small vessels that ultimately damages lung tissues and other organs, including the heart, and can lead to fatal pulmonary embolism.