For people over 50, even ‘mild’ COVID-19 can result in mobility problems

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A McMaster University study has found that adults over age 50 who experience mild or moderate COVID-19 are at increased risk of worsening mobility and physical function, even in the absence of hospitalization for the virus.

The findings, which used data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), highlight the burden of COVID-19 among middle-aged and older adults who are not hospitalized, and suggest that many patients who experience even mild COVID-19 have persistent and troublesome symptoms….

https://brighterworld.mcmaster.ca/articles/for-people-over-50-even-mild-covid-19-can-result-in-mobility-problems/

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