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Long Covid and professional athletes  STERN 04/2022

At some point, it got to the point where Maximilian Jaeger was afraid of becoming a nursing case. Yet the corona infection did not bother the professional athlete for long at all. The horror began weeks later. And it's still bothering him today. Like Maximilian Jaeger, a professional handball player, many athletes have fallen ill with Corona and now fear for their careers.

Text: Nico Schnurr
Editor: Andreas Trampe