Bar-Ilan Study Finds Long Covid Affects Ethnic Groups Differently


Bar-Ilan researchers have uncovered a significant discrepancy in the effect of long-term COVID on Israel’s different ethnic groups.

The study highlighted an 11% disparity between Arabs and Druze on one hand, and Jews on the other, suggesting certain communities may be more susceptible to long-term symptoms and a diminished quality of life.

“By comprehending how the virus affects different communities, we can strive to develop targeted interventions and support systems that alleviate the long-term impact on quality of life,” said Prof. Michael Edelstein, the study’s lead author.

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