Long COVID: Most patients still had at least one symptom six months on, Chinese study says

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Text size Aa Aa Three-quarters of COVID-19 patients followed after being discharged from a hospital in Wuhan had more than one symptom six months later, a Chinese study has revealed. The study of nearly 2,000 patients, released last week in The Lancet , 32656-8/fulltext) is helping to unveil the long-term consequences of the virus that first emerged in December 2019 and has since travelled the globe killing 1.9 million. The most common symptoms six months after hospitalisation were fatigue or muscle weakness and sleep difficulties, the study authors said, with 76% of patients reported at least one symptom at 6...