Omicron less likely to cause long COVID than delta: study

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2022
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The omicron variant of the coronavirus is substantially less likely than the earlier delta variant to cause long COVID symptom, according to a new study.  

The study from researchers in the United Kingdom published in The Lancet finds that 4.5 percent of omicron cases resulted in long COVID, compared to 10.8 percent of delta cases.  

While on one hand it is good news that the currently circulating omicron variant is less likely to cause long COVID than the earlier delta variant, the study also shows there still is a significant chance...

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