“The worst is the fatigue, it feels like I have 500 pounds strapped to me”

Retired workers suffering from Long COVID in Flint, Michigan, speak to the Global Workers’ Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ed, a retired auto worker, and Tammy, a retired care worker, caught COVID-19 early in the pandemic and have suffered debilitating Long COVID symptoms ever since, with no end in sight.

Now that the Biden administration is falsely declaring the pandemic over, their struggle to survive is taking on new dimensions. Ed and Tammy’s food stamps are tied to the daily COVID-19 case rate and could be reduced from an already inadequate $459 per month to just $20, a pittance.