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Employers have faced tremendous business disruptions due to the pandemic, and they're not out of the woods yet. Long Covid is affecting a significant number of workers—between 15 percent and 30 percent of those who have recovered from Covid-19. With so many unknowns and so many employees impacted, businesses will yet again need to make vital decisions without as much information as they would need or like.

Long Covid can affect almost any system in the body. It causes a range of symptoms, including fatigue, memory fog ("Covid brain"), shortness of breath, anxiety, and depression—all of which can persist for weeks or months, even following a mild case of the disease. Neither accurate diagnoses nor optimal treatment plans are easy to come by.

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