What Makes A Long Hauler?

Science longs to predict and COVID 19 offers a great opportunity. In this situation, researchers are working to predict which infected individuals will go on to develop Long COVID. From this study, it appears that women, Caucasians, and those with a normal Body Mass Index (BMI) have a higher rate. Also from this study, confirmation that those with an asymptomatic COVID 19 infection may still develop Long Hauler COVID.

Huang, Yong et al. “COVID Symptoms, Symptom Clusters, and Predictors for Becoming a Long-Hauler: Looking for Clarity in the Haze of the Pandemic.” medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences 2021.03.03.21252086. 5 Mar. 2021, doi:10.1101/2021.03.03.21252086. Preprint.

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