Long COVID: The suffering and pain people don’t know

Long covid: the suffering and pain people don't know

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Since March, a number of countries have eased their COVID-19 restrictions as the Omicron variant of COVID-19 was deemed to have passed its peak. Different countries revised precautions to different extents, but the world is still under the haze of COVID, with many are suffering from “long COVID.”

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