Long COVID Still Lacks Biomarker, Advocates Push For More Research

By Luke Zarzecki / July 3, 2024 at 2:02 PM
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) last month proposed a new definition for long COVID to be used by government entities, and authors noted it does not come with a biomarker allowing for straightforward diagnosis -- but that doesn’t mean addressing long COVID isn’t still possible, according to advocates who are hoping the definition will lead to more research. NASEM’s Committee On Examining The Working Definition For Long COVID defined the condition as “an infection-associated chronic condition...

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