HHS Press Office November 21, 2022
Kristen Honey, PhD, PMP, Kathleen Carroll, and Michael Iademarco, MD, MPH

Summary:

Long COVID is real. We’re using the Health+ Human-Centered Design approach to learn from those experiencing it firsthand and find solutions.

What is Long COVID? How does it impact people? What can we do to address it?

Throughout the pandemic, some people with COVID-19 have experienced new or lasting symptoms beyond their initial infection. These long-term effects of COVID-19 are known as Long COVID. Estimates vary, but research suggests roughly 5 to30% of people infected with COVID-19 are impacted by Long COVID and its associated conditions. Through the Health+ Long COVID Report we heard directly from Long COVID patients. Patients like Tara whose journey to find treatment illuminated opportunities for improvement in areas like health care delivery, technology, and...

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