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Sci Tech    H2'ed 3/19/21

"Long Covid" May Be One of the Largest Mass Disabling Diseases in Modern History

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The misconceptions around long Covid are due in part to the mistaken belief that it is rare. But it’s not. Approximately 30 percent of Covid patients in a new but small study from the University of Washington reported that symptoms persisted months after their infection. If confirmed on a bigger scale, this suggests that long Covid could be one of the largest mass disabling events in modern history.

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