NYTimes: Nearly Half of Covid Patients Haven’t Fully Recovered Months Later, Study Finds
New research out of Scotland shows that 5% of COVID patients reported no recovery, and 40% reported not feeling fully recovered after a few months. People who experienced symptomatic infections especially reported concerning, lingering symptoms, including palpitations, and confusion at a three times higher rate than non-infected people. There were no higher risks for asymptomatic infections found in this study, which allows scientists to focus on symptomatology as a risk factor for long COVID. Additionally, experts on the study believe the results necessitate a greater scope of support for long COVID patients, extending past health care into jobs, education, poverty, and disability as well. To read the full article, click here. To read more about COVID-19, click here.