Long Covid: more than 40 per cent of coronavirus patients still suffer from lingering symptoms, Hong Kong study shows

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More than 40 per cent of people infected with the coronavirus still suffer from “long Covid” symptoms within a year of diagnosis, with women more susceptible to the condition, a study by Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shown. A total of 118 participants were polled between October 2020 and January 2022, with experts devising a series of aerobic and muscle endurance exercises to improve fatigue levels of long Covid patients. But more time is needed to analyse those who caught the Omicron variant. Fatigue scores were related to vital capacity and lower muscle strength in 101 subjects within six...