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Less Long COVID with Omicron Compared to Its Ancestors

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There is relatively good news. Omicron has lower odds of resulting in long COVID vs. its ancestors. One of the studies demonstrated the following rates: 46% with the Wuhan and Alpha variants, to 35% with the Delta variant, and 14% with Omicron. Another study from the UK showed 4.5% from Omicron vs. 10.8% from Delta. Let's review.

URL list from Tuesday, May. 9 2023

Mortality and burden of post-COVID-19 syndrome have reduced with time across SARS-CoV-2 variants in hematology patients - PubMed

SARS-CoV-2 omicron (B.1.1.529)-related COVID-19 sequelae in vaccinated and unvaccinated patients with cancer: results from the OnCovid registry - PMC

Post-acute Sequelae After Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infection by Viral Variant and Vaccination Status: A Multicenter Cross-sectional Study | Clinical Infectious Diseases | Oxford Academic

New-onset, self-reported long COVID after coronavirus (COVID-19) reinfection in the UK - Office for National Statistics

Risk of long COVID associated with delta versus omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2 - PMC

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Dr. Mobeen Syed

Dr. Mobeen Syed

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Mobeen Syed is the CEO of DrBeen Corp, a modern online medical education marketplace. Mobeen is a medical doctor and a software engineer. He graduated from the prestigious King Edward Medical University Lahore. He has been teaching medicine since 1994. Mobeen is also a software engineer and engineering leader. In this role, Mobeen has run teams consisting of hundreds of engineers and millions of dollars of budgets. Mobeen loves music, teaching, and doing business. He lives in Cupertino CA.


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