In 10 seconds? Patients with post-acute COVID-19 syndrome, commonly referred to as ‘long COVID’ have greater disruption of their gut microbiome, shining a light on the link between gut health and COVID-19 disease outcomes.
What exactly is long COVID? The name refers to patients who experience prolonged symptoms of COVID-19, causing them to be unwell for up to months even when the virus has cleared out of their body. Common symptoms of long COVID include fatigue, headache, breathing difficulties, and loss of smell.