Much has been written about “Long Covid” and people suffering as “Covid-Longhaulers,” but still, too little is known about the long term effects of a Covid-19 infection.
As of this writing, according to the CDC there have been 92 million cases of Coronavirus infection in the United States, with the rate of infection running at about 108,000 new cases each day.
A small, but significant number of those people will also suffer from Long Covid. The CDC explains it is difficult to predict who might go on to develop long term symptoms of the disease and that estimates vary depending on data samples and criteria. But evidence suggests of the people who had COVID-19, the proportions that go on to experience post-COVID conditions are as follows: