The Arizona Republic

Do COVID-19 Vaccines Help COVID Long-Haulers? It's Probably too Soon to Tell

Anecdotal reports of people with prolonged COVID-19 symptoms improving after getting the vaccine are encouraging, but scientists say more evidence is needed to prove any connection. What complicates the anecdotal reports that some long-haulers are getting better after the vaccine is the fact that some long-haulers' symptoms have been improving and even resolving over time, said Marilyn Glassberg, MD, chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

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