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What you need to know about the latest on long covid

By Frances Stead Sellers

13 Oct 2022 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

This article is your latest update on everything that you need to know about long Covid.

Nearly three years into the coronavirus pandemic, the long-lasting consequences of covid-19 are becoming more evident. What we don't know: the exact causes of long covid. What we don't have: a test to diagnose the condition.

Most people who develop covid recover quickly, but a subset suffer new or ongoing health problems that are first identified at least four weeks after infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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