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INSPIRE team on long COVID among minority populations

BIPOC and Hispanic patients experienced greater negative impacts on their health status, activity levels, and ability to work compared with non-Hispanic and white patients participating in the ongoing multi-site INSPIRE clinical trial examining people with long COVID.

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Citation: O'Laughlin KN, Klabbers RE, Ebna Mannan I, Gentile NL, Geyer RE, Zheng Z, Yu H, Li SX, Chan KCG, Spatz ES, Wang RC, L'Hommedieu M, Weinstein RA, Plumb ID, Gottlieb M, Huebinger RM, Hagen M, Elmore JG, Hill MJ, Kelly M, McDonald S, Rising KL, Rodriguez RM, Venkatesh A, Idris AH, Santangelo M, Koo K, Saydah S, Nichol G, Stephens KA; INSPIRE Group. Ethnic and racial differences in self-reported symptoms, health status, activity level, and missed work at 3 and 6 months following SARS-CoV-2 infection. Front Public Health. 2024 Jan 30;11:1324636. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1324636. PMID: 38352132; PMCID: PMC10861779.