WHO: 17 million in Europe experienced long COVID-19
14 September 2022 | 3:49 pm
The World Health Organization (WHO) found that roughly 10% to 20% of Europeans who recovered from COVID-19 suffered from long-term health effects such as fatigue, breathlessness and cognitive dysfunction.
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