Three years ago, the City College of New York launched a national study involving 7,000 Americans and the risk factors of COVID-19. Following their findings, the college launched a followup study in July 2022 to look at long-term COVID effects in those who got infected.
“This is as big of a public health problem as many other things that we spend the time trying to track and understand,” said Denis Nash, a professor of epidemiology at the City University of New York. “We don’t know how long or how many people who have this condition will suffer from it.”

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