Robert Calandra is an independent journalist in the Philadelphia area who writes about healthcare and other issues. Aine Cryts contributed reporting.

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No Giving It Short Shrift: COVID-19 Can Be a Long Haul

February 09, 2022

“Long COVID” is more likely to affect older people and those who have been hospitalized, but younger people with milder symptoms are not immune to lingering symptoms. One plausible explanation is that the infection results in the activation of autoantibodies.