Emerging insights into long COVID-19 offer hope for effective treatment of debilitating symptoms that persist for months or even years following infection.
NIH-funded study reveals distinctive long COVID symptoms: fatigue, brain fog, dizziness, GI issues, heart palpitations, and chronic cough.
Score-based assessment identifies likely long COVID cases: Individuals with a score of 12+ are highly probable, as per Dr. Leora Horwitz of NYU Grossman School of Medicine.
Clarification from Dr. Leora Horwitz: These symptoms aid in identifying long-term consequences, despite not being the most common, severe, burdensome, or important.
Over 20% meet long COVID criteria six months post-infection, yet one-third no longer qualify at nine months, reveals study.