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As the full ramifications of COVID-19 work their way through the health care system, researchers continue to explore new areas of concern for those who contracted the virus. One such study compared those with post-COVID conditions (PCC) to a group without the symptoms. What they found was that the PCC group had more trouble paying for health care treatment and had greater unmet health care needs than the control group.

The study, undertaken by researchers at The Urban Institute, gathered data from nearly 10,000 individuals, segmented into three groups: two-thirds who never had COVID symptoms; another third who had COVID symptoms but not PCC; and 833 with self-reported PCC.

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