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Even Mild COVID Patients Are Getting Long-Haul Symptoms

Half a year later, some patients are still dealing with fatigue, brain fog, and more.

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Long-haul COVID isn't just for people who had cases severe enough to be hospitalized. A new study published in JAMA Infectious Diseases has found that nearly a third of mild COVID cases still experience symptoms six months later.

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The study from the University of Washington looked at 177 people with confirmed COVID, including 150 people with mild cases, for nine months, and found that 30% reported long-lasting symptoms.