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Dr. Fauci Just Said This Is the Tell-Tale Sign You Have Long COVID

Best Life Logo By Zachary Mack of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: Doctors now know that the novel coronavirus can affect the bodies of those it infects in many different ways. And while the range and severity of acute COVID symptoms can differ from person to person, the extended period of sickness that can persist for months after an infection has been difficult to understand fully—especially when it comes to knowing whether or not you're suffering from it. Now, White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci, MD, says new research has shown that at least one symptom can be a tell-tale sign that you may have "long COVID."During a press briefing held by the White House's COVID-19 response team on Feb. 24, Fauci was tasked with outlining a new area of focus for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) concerning "long COVID," which he said is now being referred to as "post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection" (PASC). Sharing new research, which came from a study conducted by the University of Washington that was recently published in JAMA Network Open, he explained that "persistent symptoms were reported by one-third of outpatients with mild disease."However, there was one symptom that was particularly prevalent. Read on to find out what it is, and for more warning signs you might not have noticed, If You're Over 65, You Could Be Missing This COVID Symptom, Study Says.Read the original article on Best Life.

Dr. Fauci Just Said This Is the Tell-Tale Sign You Have Long COVID

Doctors now know that the novel coronavirus can affect the bodies of those it infects in many different ways. And while the range and severity of acute COVID symptoms can differ from person to person, the extended period of sickness that can persist for months after an infection has been difficult to understand fully—especially when it comes to knowing whether or not you're suffering from it. Now, White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci, MD, says new research has shown that at least one symptom can be a tell-tale sign that you may have "long COVID."

During a press briefing held by the White House's COVID-19 response team on Feb. 24, Fauci was tasked with outlining a new area of focus for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) concerning "long COVID," which he said is now being referred to as "post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection" (PASC). Sharing new research, which came from a study conducted by the University of Washington that was recently published in JAMA Network Open, he explained that "persistent symptoms were reported by one-third of outpatients with mild disease."

However, there was one symptom that was particularly prevalent. Read on to find out what it is, and for more warning signs you might not have noticed, If You're Over 65, You Could Be Missing This COVID Symptom, Study Says.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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