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What is Long COVID?

For some people, coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection has gone. This is sometimes called post-COVID-19 syndrome or "long COVID". 

How long it takes to recover from COVID-19 is different for everyone. Many people feel better in a few days or weeks and most will make a full recovery within 12 weeks. For some people, symptoms can last longer.

Long-term effects of coronavirus (long COVID)

Greater understanding of Long COVID symptoms continues to develop. If you have symptoms that are not on the list, please share your feedback though the link on the Hearing and Sharing tab (link to follow).

Useful general information can be found about long COVID by clicking on the following links:

https://www.yourcovidrecovery.nhs.uk/

https://www.longcovidkids.org/

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/find-help-and-support-if-you-have-long-covid

For information on long COVID symptoms click on specific symptoms from the list below.

 

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