A new syndrome called “Long COVID” has emerged amongst the survivors of acute COVID-19 infection. Its protracted and debilitating nature will almost certainly result in many short and long-term disability claims. Insurers need to understand the nature of Long COVID, including its definition, its prevalence, its natural history, and underlying risk factors. This article will summarize current knowledge of Long COVID and provide a perspective on its evolution and its impact.
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Research Article| March 30 2021
Long COVID - An Early Perspective
Timothy Meagher, MB, FRCP(C)
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Correspondent: Timothy Meagher, MB, FRCP(C); Vice-President and Medical Director, Munich Re, Montréal; Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec.
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J Insur Med (2021) 49 (1): 19–23.
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Timothy Meagher; Long COVID - An Early Perspective. J Insur Med 1 January 2021; 49 (1): 19–23. doi: https://doi.org/10.17849/insm-49-1-1-5.1
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