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The Risk of Developing Long Covid is significant.

Nearly 1 in 5 American adults who had COVID still have long-haul symptoms, data shows:

20% of infections develop into Long COVID, a post acute phase viral illness. 

 

Nearly One in Five American Adults Who Have Had COVID-19 Still Have “Long COVID”:

 

Current estimates indicate that about 7.5% of the US population, at least 7 M has Long COVID, about 20-30 million and counting. The CDC estimates that 1 in 5 infections develops into Long COVID

Long Covid may be ‘the next public health disaster’ — with a $3.7 trillion economic impact rivaling the Great Recession:

Up to 23M+ have developed Long COVID & still counting

Postacute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 in University Setting:

"A study published today suggests the prevalence of long COVID was 36% among George Washington University students, faculty, staff and other members of the campus community who had tested positive for COVID-19 between July 2021 and March 2022. "

 

  • ​1 in 5 infections leads to Long COVID 

  • About 7.5% of US population has Long COVID

  • Up to 23M+ have developed Long COVID & still counting

  • 36% of infected students, faculty, staff developed Long COVID at George Washington University

The IMPACT of Long Covid is Statistically Devastating.

Long COVID: major findings, mechanisms and recommendations:
 

"Long COVID is associated with all ages and acute phase disease severities, with the highest percentage of diagnoses between the ages of 36 and 50 years, and most long COVID cases are in non-hospitalized patients with a mild acute illness, as this population represents the majority of overall COVID-19 cases."

Course of post COVID-19 disease symptoms over time in the ComPaRe long COVID prospective e-cohort:
 

Among patients symptomatic after 2 months, 85% still reported symptoms one year after their symptom onset.

 

"Many COVID-19 patients present with severe long-lasting symptoms.":

9%  felt healthy 22 months post initial infection

 

53% reported improvement, either moderate (33%) or minimal (20%)

38% reported no improvement in their symptoms 22 months post initial infection

Long COVID: What Do the Latest Data Show?:

5% of the adult population in the US is struggling with activity limitations.

Two-thirds of people with long Covid report lingering symptoms:

2/3rd's who develop Long COVID don't return to baseline health.

 

  • ​Highest % between ages 36-50

  • Most cases non hospitalized mild infections

  • 85% still reporting symptoms 1 yr after onset

  • 33% report moderate improvement after 22 months

  • 20% report minimal improvement after 22 months

  • 38% report no improvement after 22 months

  • 2/3rds don't return to baseline health

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