One in five Americans previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 report lingering symptoms of Long COVID

One in five Americans previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 report lingering symptoms of Long COVID

One in five Americans previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 report lingering symptoms of Long COVID According to a recent survey conducted by the federal government, one in five Americans with a previous COVID infection may be suffering from symptoms of Long COVID, also known as post-acute COVID syndrome (PACS). The Household Pulse Survey of more than 62,000 adults found that 40 percent had previously been infected with SARS-CoV-2. Of these, 19 percent reported they are currently having persistent and lingering symptoms of “Long COVID.” This means 7.4 percent of the adult population, or nearly 20 million people, are suffering the effects of Long COVID now! The 20-minute online survey, conducted every four weeks, was established in partnership between the Census Bureau and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) in late …
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