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A recent study suggests one in eight people who get COVID will go on to develop long COVID.
While the general public has become less anxious over the course of the pandemic, the opposite is true for vulnerable people who have been shielding from COVID-19 and whose mental health is getting worse.
A new study has analysed UK data from long-term health surveys and electronic health records to understand how common long COVID is, and who might be at higher risk.
A study of more than 28,000 UK adults has found that vaccination after having COVID is linked to a decrease in long COVID symptoms.
Research says Omicron lasts much longer on surfaces than other variants – but disinfecting still works.5 min read
We can’t say whether longer Omicron survivability on surfaces relates to a greater risk of infection. But it is of public health significance to know that wiping down surfaces and hand sanitising with disinfectants are effective methods of killing live virus.