Five Steps to Help Manage Recovery from 'Long COVID'

 

(StatePoint) More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, it's becoming clear that some patients who recover may take longer to feel like themselves than others.

A new analysis of Cigna claims data estimates that about seven to 10 percent of its commercial customers diagnosed with COVID-19 could be considered "long-haulers," or patients experiencing symptoms for longer than 12 weeks after initially getting sick.

"Much remains to be learned about the potential long-lasting effects of COVID-19, but the good news is that the health care community is working to support people in their recovery...



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