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Long Covid symptoms persist for up to 18 months

The FINANCIAL -- One in 20 people are still feeling the effects of Covid-19 between six and 18 months after infection…

2 months ago

Distress before COVID-19 infection increases risk of long COVID by 45%

Psychological distress, including depression, anxiety, worry, perceived stress, and loneliness, before COVID-19 infection was associated with an increased risk of…

3 months ago

More than 10 million children were affected by COVID-19-associated parental and caregiver deaths

The FINANCIAL -- According to a new modelling study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, the number of children estimated to have…

3 months ago

Age may rival politics in COVID-19 vaccine debate

Older people are likely to be vaccinated regardless of party affiliation. New research from the University of Georgia suggests age and…

5 months ago

UK: 7 in 10 report taking extra measures to protect against COVID-19

The FINANCIAL -- Of people in England who had previously been required to isolate because of coronavirus (COVID-19), 70% reported…

6 months ago

Higher rate of COVID-19 death before vaccination linked to certain common inflammatory immune conditions

The FINANCIAL -- People with certain inflammatory immune conditions affecting the joints, bowel and skin, such as rheumatoid arthritis, may have…

6 months ago

Don’t let latest COVID surge overshadow progress, says Hanage

Epidemiologist explains how to stay on guard against subvariants, noting role of protective measures in transition to new pandemic phase…

6 months ago

The price of a pre-pandemic lifestyle

When all restrictions are lifted, simulation study predicts COVID-19 deaths will eventually rebound. As COVID numbers fall and mandates lift, the…

8 months ago

People in Deprivation with poorer lifestyle factors at most risk for COVID-19

Unhealthy lifestyles are associated with a higher risk of severe COVID-19, but risks are highest in the most economically disadvantaged,…

8 months ago

New COVID-19 roadmap: Four takeaways

Each new phase of this pandemic has presented something distinct to cope with and understand. In the United States, the…

9 months ago

The Pandemic’s Psychological Scars

It’s been a long and uncertain road, with some groups shouldering a disproportionately greater burden of mental anguish from COVID-19.…

9 months ago

Mandatory masking in schools reduced COVID-19 cases during Delta surge

THE FINANCIAL -- Schools with mandatory masking during the Delta surge had approximately 72% fewer cases of in-school transmission of…

9 months ago

How to safeguard your sleep from insomnia over COVID-19 worry

At this point in the pandemic, it may not come as a surprise that the impacts of COVID-19 have included…

9 months ago

Baricitinib reduces deaths in patients hospitalised with COVID-19

The FINANCIAL -- The RECOVERY trial has demonstrated that baricitinib reduces the risk of death when given to hospitalised patients with…

9 months ago

Genomic study shows that England’s travel quarantine measures were effective – up to a limit

The FINANCIAL -- Fourteen-day quarantine measures imposed on incoming travellers returning to England in summer 2020 helped prevent the spread…

9 months ago