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Test In The Works To Diagnose COVID 'Long Haulers'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A test is in the works to diagnose so-called COVID "long haulers."

Scientists at Imperial College London found auto antibodies in the blood of a small number of people with COVID symptoms that lingered for months.

Researchers say finding the patterns of auto-immunity could help develop a simple blood test within the next six months.

The tests would show if someone is likely to COVID symptoms that stick around.


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