UK part of national collaboration to study Long COVID-19

The University of Kentucky is participating in a nationwide study that seeks to understand why some people have prolonged symptoms (long COVID) or develop new or returning symptoms after an acute bout of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

UK College of Medicine researchers will enroll more than 80 adult participants from Kentucky: some who have had COVID-19 and others who have not. Participants will be followed for up to four years to identify risk factors and occurrences of Long COVID-19, medically known as post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC).

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