What We Have Learned About the Effects of Long COVID

Even when individuals experience frightening symptoms consistent with heart disease, test results are usually normal.


If you were diagnosed with COVID‑19 and are continuing to experience symptoms more than a month later, you may be one of 18.8 million adults in the United States with post-COVID syndrome, also known as long COVID. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), 25% to 40% of individuals with long COVID are unable to carry out their normal daily activities, and 4 million are unable to return to work.

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