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1 in 6 Unvaccinated People Struggle With Symptoms 2 Years After Getting COVID

FRIDAY, June 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- People unvaccinated for COVID-19 have significant odds of lingering illness if they get the virus, with one in six still suffering symptoms two years later, new research shows.

A study from Switzerland found that 17% of that group did not return to their previously normal health, and 18% reported COVID symptoms such as shortness of breath 24 months after their infection was gone.

“Persisting health issues create significant challenges for affected individuals and pose an important burden on population health and health care services,” lead researcher Tala Ballouz and colleagues wrote in the May 31 issue of the BMJ.

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What Are Seasonal Allergies?

More than 67 million americans suffer from allergy symptoms, including hay fever. But, what is an allergy? What is an allergic reaction? What are common allergy symptoms? What allergy treatments are available?

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What is Pollen?

Pollen is one of the most common allergens in the United States. Pollen is an airborne allergen, which is picked up and carried by the wind. Various trees, grasses and weeds create pollen, which can cause hay fever, irritate your eyes and skin.

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