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1 in 3 COVID-19 patients suffers from long COVID, CDC study finds

There were higher rates of long COVID among people 40 or older, women, people with preexisting health conditions and Black residents

 

September 17, 2021

Francine Orr, Los Angeles Times/TNS

A new study has found that one in three people who survived COVID-19 suffered from long COVID.

LOS ANGELES - A new study has found that one in three people who survived COVID-19 suffer from long COVID.

The study of Long Beach residents published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday found that these long COVID patients reported at least one symptom of COVID-19 two months after first testing positive for the coronavirus.

There were higher rates of long COVID among people 40 or older, women, people with preexisting health conditions and Black residents, according to the study, conducted by the University of California, Davis epidemiologists and the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services.

https://www.startribune.com/1-in-3-covid-19-patients-suffer-from-long-covid-cdc-study-finds/600097909/

 

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