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Fatigue in Long COVID-19 Patients Linked to Anxiety, Depression, & Apathy

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The most common symptoms of the post-COVID-19 condition known as long covid include fatigue, shortness of breath, and cognitive dysfunction, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). To be considered symptoms of long COVID, they must be present for at least two months during the three months after the onset of the disease.

A recent study in Brain and Behavior showed that the disease had a generalized impact on attention skills, executive functions, learning, and long-term memory. Furthermore, the scientific literature estimates that between 9% and 49% of patients present fatigue four weeks after the onset ...