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

Many recent studies have found that long COVID symptoms can linger for

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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.

Full Story: The Washington Post

 

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