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COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ seek answers and support

Next Avenue, April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021

COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ seek answers and support

Karen Callan and others who experience chronic, long-term symptoms from COVID-19 are known as “long-haulers.” … “In my practice, it seems about ten percent of folks have significant symptoms at two months after onset,” said Dr. Charles Vega, a family practice physician with the UC Irvine Family Health Center in Santa Ana, Calif., who also serves as director of the UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community.