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Long COVID has been at the forefront of workplace accommodation discussions, as millions of workers are suffering from the virus’s long-term symptoms that are yet to be fully understood. These symptoms include disruptive fatigue, brain fog, headaches, and dizziness for an average of 15 months after initial infection, according to a recent study conducted by Northwestern Medicine. The research also reveals that non-hospitalized COVID-19 “long haulers” were specifically susceptible to these symptoms.

The national estimate of those with long COVID is alarming, with 14% of the adult population reporting to have experienced or are currently experiencing its debilitating symptoms. And surprisingly, it is younger adults who are more at risk over older populations.

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