Long Covid: Researchers find organ issues up to a year after infection

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Malte Mueller
Malte Mueller
Malte Mueller

People with long Covid can experience reduced function in multiple organs for at least a year after being infected with the virus, a study has found.

The study published in the preprint server Medrxiv investigated the prevalence of organ impairment in people with long Covid at six and then at 12 months after infection. 

The researchers enrolled 536 people with Covid-19 six months before the start of the study. The participants were assessed at the beginning of the study and then 12 months after their infection. The study authors assessed participants' symptoms, health status, and multi-organ tissue function at both checkups.

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