The Lancet said COVID-19 symptoms can persist for up to a year in those who have recovered

Some patients who have had coronavirus experience some symptoms of the disease after a significant amount of time.

Most of the signs of COVID-19 disappear within a year, but half of the patients continue to experience at least one persistent symptom. According to experts, every third patient continues to complain of shortness of breath. Such results were demonstrated by a study in which 1,276 patients from Wuhan took part. It was published in the medical journal The Lancet.

Pulmonary disorders also persist in some people. Especially in those who have suffered a severe form of the virus. Chronic muscle fatigue and weakness have been identified as frequent postcoid syndrome.

Previously, scientists from the United States found a commonality between chronic fatigue and postcoid syndrome. In both cases, experts found the body’s response to prolonged stress.

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