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Studies Identify Risk Factors for Long COVID
Two recent papers provide insight into possible risk factors for developing the chronic condition, including autoantibodies and diabetes.
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Studies Identify Risk Factors for Long COVID
Studies Identify Risk Factors for Long COVID

Two recent papers provide insight into possible risk factors for developing the chronic condition, including autoantibodies and diabetes.

Two recent papers provide insight into possible risk factors for developing the chronic condition, including autoantibodies and diabetes.

ABOVE: © ISTOCK.COM, baranozdemir

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