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Study: 1 in 8 people found to have at least one “Long New Crown” symptom

According to one of the most comprehensive studies to date, one in eight people diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) will experience at least one symptom of “prolonged COVID”.

Since COVID-19EpidemicSince the outbreak, more than 500 million people worldwide have been infected with the virus, and people are increasingly concerned that some confirmed patients continue to develop sequelae even after recovery, which is the so-called “Long New Crown” syndrome. Is.

However, there are hardly any studies comparing patients with the “coronavirus” with those who have never been infected, and it is possible that some of these health problems are not caused by the COVID-19 virus.

an article published in famousmedicineJournal”knifeA new study from The Lancet asked more than 76,400 Dutch adults to take an online questionnaire on 23 common “coronavirus” symptoms.

Each subject completed the questionnaire 24 times between March 2020 and August 2021.

During that period, more than 4,200 of them, or 5.5%, reported their diagnosis.

More than 21% of infected people developed at least one new or worsening symptom three to five months after diagnosis.

However, about 9% of the uninfected control group reported similar conditions.

The study noted that this showed that 12.7% (about 1 in 8) of those diagnosed had long-term symptoms.

That study also recorded symptoms before and after infection, helping researchers identify which symptoms were caused by the COVID-19 virus.

The study found that common symptoms of “long-term COVID-19” include chest pain, difficulty breathing, muscle aches, loss of taste and smell, and general fatigue.

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