How can companies support employees with long Covid?

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There is growing concern about the impact of long Covid on people that have had coronavirus, and it is something employers may need to factor into their health and wellbeing strategies as people return to the workplace after the lifting of restrictions.

Research from Imperial College, London suggests around two million people may have had some long-lasting symptoms after having coronavirus, known as ‘long Covid'. This month, the largest international study of people with long Covid identified more than 200 symptoms. The study across 56 countries and published in The Lancet's journal EClinicalMedicine, found the most common symptoms were fatigue, post-exertional malaise (where people's health worsens after physical or mental exertion) and brain fog. Also, around 22% of the people who participated in the survey reported not being abl...

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