I have seen numbers between 2 and 4 million for the number of people who are not working due to the effects of long COVID. Right now it looks like who comes down with the debilitation aftermath of the virus is a roll of the dice. Scientists are looking into how to minimize its effects by figuring out what sets some people up for it.
Who has the highest risk of long COVID? It’s complicated
Sex and age may be risk factors, but researchers are probably missing many others