Long COVID to blame for more than 3,500 deaths so far, CDC reports

Posted on AllSides December 14th, 2022
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Thousands of death certificates previously tallied by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as COVID-19 fatalities were actually related to long COVID, the ongoing symptoms that some people struggle with for weeks, months or even years after their initial recovery from a coronavirus infection.

The new findings from the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics, published Wednesday, count at least 3,544 deaths involving long COVID through June 2022 — a number researchers say is likely an underestimate of the true toll.

The tally makes up just 0.3% of the more than one million COVID death certificates the...

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