CDC reveals new report about long Covid in children; what you should know

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According to a recent report, at least 1% of U.S. children experience long Covid symptoms, and women are more likely to be affected than men.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found in their recently published report that about 92% of 17 and younger people had antibodies that indicated they had been infected with Covid-19 previously.

Younger than 12 year olds are also uncommonly found with the long Covid, the researchers noted.

A CDC report on a similar issue revealed that 7% of adults in the US suffered from long Covid, with about half still suffering from the condition.

When tested positive for Covid-19, the long Covid experiences symptoms for at least three months after testing positive.

There are a number of symptoms associated with the long Covid, including difficulty thinking, headaches, changes in taste and smell, shortness of breath, depression, and anxiety.

The ratio of long Covid was found to be higher in women than in men in a report on the prevalence of long Covid in people ages 35 to 49.

People living in rural settings are also more likely to suffer from this condition, as are those with low incomes.

National Center for Health Statistics provided the data. In addition, the interview-based data of children revealed that girls are more likely than boys to have symptoms.

In spite of the fact that there is no cure for the symptoms of long Covid, healthcare professionals urge people suffering from the condition to seek treatment.

So, In its recommendations, the CDC said staying up-to-date on vaccinations and avoiding close contact with those who have or could have long covid is the best way to prevent long covid.

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