NJ Spotlight News

Omicron less likely to cause long COVID-19 in vaccinated

Clip: 06/20/2022 | 4m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

Findings released in the medical journal The Lancet indicate the omicron variant is much less likely to cause so-called long COVID-19 in vaccinated patients than the delta variant. Only about 5% of vaccinated COVID-19 patients infected with the omicron variant reported experiencing brain fog, heart problems, or other health issues a month after testing positive for the disease.

Aired: 06/20/22

Rating: NR

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