6 Months after Infection, 76% of COVID-19 patients are still suffering symptoms, Study

 6 Months after Infection, 76% of COVID-19 patients are still suffering symptoms, Study

Srinagar, Jan 11: More than three quarters of people hospitalised with COVID-19 still suffered from at least one symptom after six months, according to a study published that scientists said shows the need for further investigation into lingering coronavirus effects.



The research, which was published in the Lancet medical journal and involved hundreds of patients in the Chinese city of Wuhan, is among the few to trace the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 infection.

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It found that fatigue or muscle weakness were the most common symptoms, while people also reported sleeping difficulties.

“Because COVID-19 is such a new disease, we are only beginning to understand some of its long-term effects on patients’ health,” said senior author Bin Cao, of the National Center for Respiratory Medicine.



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