Reduced Incidence of Long Coronavirus Disease Referrals to the Cambridge University Teaching Hospital Long Coronavirus Disease Clinic

Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Feb 18;76(4):738-740. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciac630.


Long coronavirus disease (COVID [LC]) constitutes a potential health emergency as millions of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections lead to chronic symptoms. We must understand whether vaccines reduce LC because this has major implications for health policy. We report a 79% reduction in LC referrals correlating with vaccination in the United Kingdom.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Ambulatory Care Facilities
  • COVID-19*
  • Hospitals, Teaching
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Universities