CDC Study Begins Quantifying Long COVID-19


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends routine assessment for post-COVID-19 conditions among persons who survive COVID-19. A new CDC study paints a picture of the impact of long COVID-19, including that COVID-19 survivors, have twice the risk for developing pulmonary embolism or respiratory conditions and one in five COVID-19 survivors ages 18-64 and one in four older than 65 experienced at least one incident condition that might be attributable to the previous COVID-19. CDC published the following resources for managing or educating patients with possible long COVID-19: Post-COVID-19 Conditions: Overview for Healthcare Providers and Long COVID or Post-COVID Conditions.