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What is PASC (Long Covid)?

Updated: May 12

There probably doesn't exist a person who hasn't heard of COVID-19, but new research is continuously being discovered about this evolving disease. Many people who develop the COVID-19 recover with little to no lasting effects on their health. But that's not the case for some people. Some cases of COVID-19 patients continue to have lingering symptoms for weeks or months after they begin to recover. This has been termed Post-Acute Sequelae SARS-CoV-2 infection, or PASC for short.

There's no prediction on who can get PASC, WebMD reports about 10% of people with COVID-19 get long COVID, while Harvard Medical School reported studies showing that 50% t