Long COVID–like symptoms can happen after the flu, too. Here’s how to prevent both

April 21, 2023

Flu or COVID, it may not matter—the post-viral illness you potentially wind up with could look pretty similar, according to new research released this week.

Long COVID is a post-viral illness that occurs after infection with COVID. Also known as PASC, or post-acute sequelae of COVID, it’s typically defined as new symptoms that develop after infection and persist for at least four weeks—often for months, and sometimes for years.

Read the full story, featuring Dr. Luis Ostrosky