Long COVID Symptoms Persist Two Years After Initial Infection, Study Shows

Many recent studies have found that long COVID symptoms can linger for months or years after the initial infection. Building on these troubling findings, a new study showed the degree to which these symptoms can persist even 2 years after the original COVID-19 diagnosis. Even people with mild initial infections can suffer from long COVID. For example, 2 years following a positive COVID test, they were more likely experience cardiovascular and gastrointestinal problems as well as diabetes, fatigue and respiratory problems. However, the risk of developing this post-COVID condition remains the highest for patients who were hospitalized with the virus.

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