Cognitive Slowing in People Diagnosed With Long Covid

A study of 270 patients diagnosed with Long COVID found that 53% of patients had response times that were 2 standard deviations slower than the control mean after controlling for age-related decline and comorbidities. Cognitive slowing was also correlated with poor performance in sustained attention.

Read the study: Long COVID is associated with severe cognitive slowing: a multicentre cross-sectional study.

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