Inside Precision Medicine June 18, 2024
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A new study of more than 4,700 people from the Collaborative Cohort of Cohorts for COVID-19 Research (C4R) reveals that more than one in five people who contracted COVID from 2020 to 2023 did not recover within 90 days after infection. The study also revealed that those people who had been vaccinated and those infected with the Omicron variant suffered milder infections and recovered quicker. The research, led by investigators at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons is published in JAMA Network Open.

“Our study underscores the important role that vaccination against COVID has played, not just in reducing the severity of an infection but also in reducing the risk of long COVID,” says Elizabeth C. Oelsner,...

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