What causes long-haul Covid in one person may not be what causes it in another. Research is ongoing, but what is certain is between 10 and 30% of people who get a COVID-19 infection will end up with long-haul Covid.
The recent authorization of two oral antiviral medications, Paxlovid and Lagevrio, proves that the nation is still fighting COVID-19. These medications may have a significant impact in helping prevent hospitalization due to severe COVID-19.
Currently, ivermectin has shown no effectiveness against COVID-19, but people have been taking the medication at an alarming rate. Many have even taken the versions made for animals, leading to a rise in overdoses.
If you or someone you care about are having difficulty with pandemic-related depression, anxiety, or stress, you should know that you’re not alone. You can take steps to deal with pandemic-related mental health symptoms.
As the world endures its second year bearing the weight of a global pandemic, the medical community is benefitting from new research about the phenomenon of persistent COVID-19 symptoms, known as long COVID or long-haul COVID.
Most common wintertime viruses cause mild upper and lower respiratory illnesses that are self-limited, so people with healthy immune systems can clear them within a few days or weeks without medical intervention.
Smoke from the California fires drifted over much of the U.S., affecting the air quality as far away as Washington, D.C. Air pollution is associated with numerous health issues, including heart attacks, worsened asthma symptoms, and an increase in COVID-19 deaths.
There are over 16 million confirmed cases of coronavirus globally and more than 600,000 deaths from the virus, and these numbers are changing quickly. The current estimation is based on inconsistent diagnoses and reporting of acute illness, and likely underestimates the global scale of coronavirus infection.
Every shift, our front line and essential workers risk their lives and the lives of their families to help their community and their fellow human beings. These workers face unrelenting and daunting tasks each day and jeopardize their physical, mental, and emotional health.
If you are struggling to get a good night’s sleep during the current pandemic, you are not alone. Millions of Americans suffered from insomnia prior to the onset of the pandemic, and the current climate is likely increasing the number of people who are having difficulty sleeping.
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