just about 1 in 5 adults who had COVID have lingering signs - U.S. look at - Reuters.com

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June 22 (Reuters) - well-nigh 1 in 5 American adults who mentioned having COVID-19 in the past are still having signs of long COVID, in accordance with survey facts amassed in the first two weeks of June, U.S. health officers observed on Wednesday.

overall, 1 in 13 adults in the united states have long COVID indicators lasting for three months or greater after first contracting the ailment, and which they didn't have before the an infection, the data showed.

The statistics changed into amassed from June 1-13 by using the U.S. Census Bureau and analyzed by using the U.S. facilities for disease handle and Prevention (CDC).

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lengthy COVID indicators range from fatigue, quick heartbeat, shortness of breath, cognitive difficulties, persistent ache, sensory abnormalities and muscle weakness. They can also be debilitating and ultimate for weeks or months after healing from the preliminary an infection.

The CDC analysis also discovered that younger adults have been extra likely to have persistent symptoms than older adults.

women were also extra likely to have long COVID than guys, in response to the study, with 9.4% of U.S. adult ladies reporting lengthy COVID symptoms compared to 5.5% of men.

The survey discovered nearly 9% of Hispanic adults have lengthy COVID, better than non-Hispanic white and Black adults, and greater than twice the percentage of non-Hispanic Asian adults.

there have been additionally adjustments according to u.s.a.states, with Kentucky and Alabama reporting the highest percent of adults with long COVID indicators, while Hawaii, Maryland and Virginia reported the bottom, in accordance with the survey.

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Reporting through Amruta Khandekar; modifying via Shounak Dasgupta

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