Vaccination halves risk of long COVID, study shows

Updated: Mar 24 2023 2:58PM

New Delhi, Mar 24 (PTI) Being vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus halves people's risk of developing long COVID, according to the largest study of its kind.

The research, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals the risk factors associated with developing the long-term symptoms of COVID-19.

The study, which includes more than 860,000 patients also found that overweight people, women, smokers and those over the age of 40 are more likely to suffer from long COVID.