March 10, 2023 – Health care workers infected with the COVID-19 Omicron variant were far less likely to experience significant long COVID symptoms than those who contracted the original SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to new research out of Switzerland.

The results, which will be presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases conference in April and have been peer reviewed, showed that those infected with the original, “wild-type” virus circulating in the early months of the pandemic still had persistent post-COVID symptoms 18 months later. At the same time, a reinfection with Omicron among this group did not appear to…


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