About a half of the first COVID-19 patients from Wuhan, China, are still suffering from symptoms of the disease more than a year after infection. This is the result of a study published in the medical journal The Lancet. The eleven-million metropolis in the Chinese province of Hubei is where the first cases of COVID-19 were registered in late 2019. The city is considered the epicenter of the outbreak, with more than 50,000 reported cases and a month-long, harsh lockdown that saw residents cut off from the outside world for 76 days. It is the first and most comprehensive investigation of its kind, as Wuhan was hit first.
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