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Life with long COVID

A sign for the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.
Taylor Dobbs
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VPR File
A study at UVM Medical Center is looking into the impact of long COVID on people here in Vermont.

Live call-in discussion: There are a number of ways to describe the experience of those who have had COVID-19 and remain symptomatic months after testing positive: long COVID, chronic COVID, or, as the World Health Organization announced Wednesday, post COVID-19 condition. This hour, we hear from a UVM Medical Center doctor who is studying the impact of long COVID on people here in Vermont. We also learn about a support group for those with long COVID, also known as “long-haulers."

Broadcast live on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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Updated: October 7, 2021 at 10:20 AM EDT
This post has been updated to reflect the most current guests for the show.
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