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Study identifies factors that cause 'long Covid'

Published Oct 23, 2020


CAPE TOWN - Older, overweight people, women, those with asthma and those with a greater number of different symptoms in the first week of their illness are more likely to develop “long Covid.”

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Several researchers are carrying out studies in the area of “Long Covid” or the long-term impact of Covid-19 in patients. A report from the Britain’s

National Institute for Health Research

last week showed that “long Covid” may take the form of up to four syndromes, which may affect the body and mind both.