Over half of those diagnosed will develop ‘long COVID’

Over half of those diagnosed will develop ‘long COVID’

Authors:1by John Anderer OCTOBER 14, 202A disturbingly high percentage of people who recover from symptomatic COVID-19 continue to struggle with lingering “long COVID” symptoms for months after the fact. It’s been a worrying trend since the beginning of th

Ivermectin disinformation leads to new kinds of chaos

Ivermectin disinformation leads to new kinds of chaos

BY JUSTINE COLEMAN – 09/29/21 06:00 AM EDTAn avalanche of misinformation about the antiparasitic drug ivermectin’s ability to treat COVID-19 has caused a series of national problems, from increased calls to poisoning centers to a shortage of the medicine itself. Patients have become desperate for a

At least one long-term symptom seen in 37% of COVID-19 patients -study

At least one long-term symptom seen in 37% of COVID-19 patients -study

by Reuters Wednesday, 29 September 2021 11:06 GMTSept 29 (Reuters) – At least one long-term COVID-19 symptom was found in 37% of patients three to six months after they were infected by the virus, a large study from Oxford University and the National Institute for Health Research showed on Wednesday

The Lab-Leak Debate Just Got Even Messier

The Lab-Leak Debate Just Got Even Messier

Authors: Daniel Engber 1 day agoLikeAs the pandemic drags on into a bleak and indeterminate future, so does the question of its origins. The consensus view from 2020, that in the likeliest scenario SARS-CoV-2 emerged naturally, through a jump from bats to humans (maybe with another animal between),

Moderna vs. Pfizer: Is There a “Best” mRNA Vaccine?

Moderna vs. Pfizer: Is There a “Best” mRNA Vaccine?

Both of the mRNA vaccines available in the US are highly effective against severe COVID-19, but recent studies suggest that Moderna’s elicits a stronger immune response and might be better at preventing breakthrough infections. Authors: Alejandra Manjarrez Sep 24, 2021TeamPfizer and #TeamModerna a

Does this enzyme raise the chance of COVID-related death?

Does this enzyme raise the chance of COVID-related death?

Researchers discovered an enzyme that is genetically related to a key enzyme in snake venom and was found in COVID-19 fatalities in doses 20 times the safe amount.By JERUSALEM POST STAFF SEPTEMBER 4, 2021 19:37A study from the University of Arizona discovered that an enzyme with a key role in seve

Study examines the effects of COVID-19 on human kidney cells

Study examines the effects of COVID-19 on human kidney cells

Date: June 10, 2021Source:American Society of NephrologySummary:The virus that causes COVID-19 can infect and replicate in human kidney cells, but this does not typically lead to cell death. Kidney cells that already have features of injury may be more easily infected and develop additional injury.R

Another Hidden Covid Risk: Lingering Kidney Problems

Another Hidden Covid Risk: Lingering Kidney Problems

September 1, 2021in NewsSince the beginning of the pandemic, doctors have found that people who become very ill with Covid-19 often experience kidney problems, not just the lung impairments that are the hallmark of the illness.Now, a large study suggests that kidney issues can last for months after

WHO monitoring new coronavirus variant named ‘Mu’

WHO monitoring new coronavirus variant named ‘Mu’

Issued on: 01/09/2021 – 07:25The World Health Organization has said it is monitoring a new coronavirus variant known as “Mu”, which was first identified in Colombia in January 2021.Mu, known scientifically as B.1.621, has been classified as a “variant of interest”, the global health body said Tuesda

Should vaccinated people worry about long Covid?

Should vaccinated people worry about long Covid?

Here’s what we know about long Covid — with some hope for the future.Authors: By German Lopez Aug 30, 2021, 8:30am EDTOver the past few months, experts and officials have tried to prepare the world for a future in which Covid-19 is here to stay. They predict the vaccines will by and large defang the

Scientists push back on call to endorse booster shots for all

Scientists push back on call to endorse booster shots for all

Authors: By Ariel Hart, Helena Oliviero– The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionResponding to the resurging pandemic and breakthrough infections, President Biden and some top health officials are pushing for the U.S. to begin vaccine booster shots by Sept. 20. But the committee of scientists who officiall

New South African COVID-19 strain is the most mutated one yet: report

New South African COVID-19 strain is the most mutated one yet: report

Authors: By Yaron SteinbuchAugust 30, 2021 10:50amA COVID-19 variant first detected in South Africa could be more infectious than other mutations — and may have the potential of being resistant to vaccines, according to a report.The C.1.2 strain has been linked to “increased transmissibility” and is

Israeli experts analyze mRNA COVID vaccines long-term effects

Israeli experts analyze mRNA COVID vaccines long-term effects

Experts believe there will be no long-term side effects to the mRNA vaccines. Authors: By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN AUGUST 30, 2021 22:34As thousands of Israelis rush back to their health funds in search of a third COVID-19 vaccine shot and a Green Pass from isolation after traveling abroad, others are