Long COVID: Could mono virus or fat cells be playing roles?

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The Associated Press

A British historian, an Italian archaeologist and an American preschool teacher share a prominent pandemic bond: They’re each credited with describing, naming and helping bring long COVID into the public’s consciousness in early 2020.

They all still have symptoms. Nearly three years into the pandemic, it’s still unclear what makes people vulnerable to long COVID.

Could being female, exposure to the mono virus, or excess fat increase the chances? And why do only a small portion battle symptoms for over a year? These are among the questions scientists are seeking to answer.

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12/26/2022 6:03:43 PM (GMT -6:00)

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