Home News According to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll, 7% of American adults say they have e

According to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll, 7% of American adults say they have e

20
According to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll, 7% of American adults say they have e

[ad_1]

According to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll, 7% of American adults say they have experienced “long COVID,” which was defined as “a range of symptoms” associated with COVID-19 that “last weeks or months” after the initial infection ends.

Extrapolated to the entire U.S. population, that number represents about 18 million people, underscoring the pervasiveness of the condition more than two years into a pandemic that has infected well over 100 million Americans.

Research on long COVID continues to emerge. The U.K. government has been tracking the prevalence of ongoing symptoms; last week the Biden administration announced that it was ramping up its own long COVID efforts as well. And numerous studies have attempted to gauge how widespread the still-ill-defined condition is.

In comparison, the Yahoo News/YouGov poll of 1,619 U.S. adults, which was conducted from March 31 to April 4, is more limited in scope, relying on a small but statistically significant sample to pinpoint population-wide patterns. That said, the Yahoo News/YouGov estimate of 18 million adult U.S. long COVID patients aligns with the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s own estimate (about 24 million U.S. long COVID patients of all ages), suggesting that the new survey is at least somewhat representative.

Likewise, 21% of Americans tell Yahoo News and YouGov that they have tested positive for COVID-19, and an additional 15% say they have never tested positive but have experienced symptoms they “believe were COVID-19.” The 7% of respondents who consider themselves long COVID patients account for one-third of the first group (confirmed cases) and one-fifth of the two groups combined (confirmed cases plus suspected cases) — again, right in line with early studies showing that anywhere from 10% to 36% of COVID survivors continue to report at least one symptom up to six months after first testing positive.

Read more at the link in our bio.

✍️: Yahoo News
📷: AP + Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images

[ad_2]

Source

20 COMMENTS

  1. Get it over it. No one is even getting COVID anymore in our school district. It’s over…..let it go. FOX NEWS is amazing! Stop trying to tie them to Russia! Americans really are not that stupid to listen to Yahoo News……..going down lib’s

  2. I can’t login on my account, and the only way to get help is paying $4.99?!?! This is sad that such a big company is scamming customers under the false pretense of protecting my identity.

  3. Minha conta foi hackeada luanareggaeraiz@yahoo.com.br ,nem existe mais quando dígito ,estou tentando recuperar desde o dia 06/04/22 o suporte de vocês não ajuda , atendimento zero .
    .
    Que transtorno vocês estão deixando eu passar e não resolve esse problema sério ,tentei contato pelos e-mails:
    welbert.gabriel@yahoo.com.br e elianerochabarreto@gmail.com
    e nada de vocês dar suporte lamentável. @yahoonoticias @yahoo @yahoovidaestilo @yahoomail @yahoofinancas

  4. Be conscious of the blessings in your life. choose to be grateful for every moment in existence . Miracles and wonderful breakthroughs are just around the corner , waiting for you to claim your power. Are you ready? @cryptogods_official .she helpful turn my $1,600 to $ 12,100 in 4days❤️❤️❤️

  5. I also didn’t need a test to tell me I had covid after Delta ripped through Georgia schools and my daughter brought it home two years into the pandemic. No other way it could’ve got me I was so healthy and cautious. I was down for a month just glad to be alive

  6. People who give up are the ones who lose, my first experience happens to be a failure but i never gave up cause i knew it was going to work out for me trying continuously, fortunately I’m smiling today by getting involved with Mrs #good_susan_parker with her good strategy

  7. I’m so excited now I can at least pay my bills and take good care of my family. Thanks you mrs Susan for you have brought happiness to me and my family thanks once again #good_susan_parker

  8. #good_susan_parker it was very difficult for me and my family to feed during the pandemic am so grateful to God for letting me come cross #good_susan_parker

  9. Are you an adult? Keep calm while I post the top updates on the stock market every morning.

  10. I’m super excited right now,I can now pay my bills and take good care of my family. Thank you for bringing happiness to my home. @stephanie_fx.trader0

Comments are closed.