UK Study, Omicron Covid-19 Variant Possess Less Risk To Cause Long Covid-19

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According to a Study from the United Kingdom, the Omicron covid-19 variant of the novel corona virus has been less likely to cause long covid-19 than the previous corona virus variants.

The Researchers at King’s College London and by using the data from the ZOE Covid Symptom study app has found that, the odds of developing the long corona virus after the infection had been 20 percent to 50 percent lower during the wave of Omicron covid-19 in the United Kingdom as compared to the Delta covid-19 variant. This figure is varied depending on the age of the patient and the timing of their last vaccination.

The long covid, which is including the prolonged symptoms ranging from fatigue to brain fog and it can be debilitating and also continuing for weeks or months and it is increasingly being recognized as a public health problem and the researchers have also been racing to find out that, if the Omicron variant present a large risk of long covid-19 as the previously dominant variants.

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The study is also believed for being the first academic research for the purpose of showing the Omicron covid-19 variant does not shows a great risk of long covid-19, but that does not mean that, the long covid-19 patient numbers have been dropping. As the risk of the mong corona virus had been lower during the Omicron covid-19 variant and more people had been infected so that, the absolute number now suffering has been much higher.

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