PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of people who contract the coronavirus suffer from what is known as COVID-19 of long duration, or prolonged and persistent symptoms, including loss of smell, severe fatigue and respiratory problems months after the fact.
There aren’t many reliable numbers for the lengthy COVID-19, but what is known is that black people and people over 40 with pre-existing conditions are more likely to have cancer. long COVID-19.
Long COVID-19 is also more likely in women than in men. Children can also experience a lengthy COVID-19, although Hispanic and black children are more vulnerable.
Vaccinations dramatically reduce the incidence of COVID-19 long. Distribution of vaccinations by race: Fifty-two percent of whites received at least one dose of the vaccine, 48% of Hispanics, and 43% of African Americans.
The good news is that the percentages are climbing in all groups.
KYW Newsradio’s medical reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross.