Sumary of More than 70% of COVID-19 patients experience at least one persistent symptom:
- More than 70% of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 experience at least one persistent symptom for at least 60 days, according to the results of a systematic review recently published in JAMA Network Open..
- “With millions of individuals experiencing COVID-19 infection, persistent symptoms are a burden on individual patients and their families, as well as on outpatient care, public health, and the economy,”.
- “The designs of studies reported to date preclude making precise risk estimates about many long-term outcomes, particularly by patient or disease characteristic, but they suggest that the problem of persistent symptoms is substantial,”.
- 1, 2020, and March 11, 2021, and examined persistent symptoms among COVID-19 survivors, defined as symptoms persisting for 60 days or more after diagnosis, symptom onset or hospitalization or 30 days or more following recovery from acute illness or hospital discharge….