In the United States, more than 23 million people (430,000 in Washington) are estimated to have post-acute COVID symptoms, according to American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, which uses COVID data from Johns Hopkins University. assumes a guess 30% of survivors Long is suffering from COVID, based on a University of Washington study published in February 2021 with 177 COVID patients up to nine months after infection. A new, nationwide study funded by the National Institutes of Health is underway, which plans to follow thousands of COVID patients over four years.
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