Long COVID or post-COVID symptoms affect 1 in 4 seniors who survived infection, study finds

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Long COVID or post-COVID symptoms affect 1 in 4 seniors who survived infection, study finds

From CBS News | Health by Alexander Tin

As many as one in four seniors and one in five adults under 65 experienced "long COVID" or "post-COVID" symptoms after surviving a coronavirus infection, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.

The study — published in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report — is the latest to try and quantify how many of the millions of Americans who have now tested positive for the virus are facing long-term issues caused by their infection.

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