Some form of long-term symptom lingers in one in 10 who had mild Covid-19, new study finds

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New research has found that one in ten people, considered low-risk patients with mild Covid-19, report a diversity of long-term symptoms after being infected with the virus.

Previous studies have found that people with severe Covid-19 are at high risk of having long-haul Covid-19. This study, published in JAMA, however, assessed people who had a mild infection, but still presented with long term symptoms.

The researchers collected blood samples from 2 149 healthcare workers from Danderyd Hospital in Sweden between 15 April and 8 May 2020. Thereafter, blood was collected every four months. 

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