CDC says nearly 9 million Americans have had long-term COVID

CDC says nearly 9 million Americans have long-term COVID – CBS News

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The report published Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said nearly 18 million Americans are expected to experience prolonged COVID symptoms in 2022 — when symptoms last at least once a patient has cleared the infection. They last up to four weeks and about 9 million people currently have the condition, which can last for months or years. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Celine Gounder, editor at large for public health at KFF Health News, has more about the report’s findings.

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