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29 January, 2022

Long Covid Linked To Overactive Immune System

People who develop long-haul COVID – even when the initial infection was mild or moderate – have a sustained inflammatory response that appears to be the result of an overactive immune system, according to Australian researchers.

29 January, 2022

#MEAction Launches Its #StopRestPace Campaign

#MEAction launched our #StopRestPace campaign in 2020 knowing there was an urgent need to reach the people who had #LongCovid & who are showing symptoms of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). That need has grown increasingly urgent as the pandemic has become a mass-disabling event.

28 January, 2022

Mild Omicron COVID-19 Infections Causing Long-Term Fatigue, As Experts Warn Not To 'Push Through'

A profile of Australian long-COVID sufferer Morgan Cherry.

28 January, 2022

Long COVID Study: Boston Researchers Recruiting Long Haulers Who Are Having Trouble Concentrating, Experiencing Strong Fatigue

As tens of millions of Americans continue to battle long-term coronavirus symptoms, Boston researchers are hoping to crack the mystery of Long COVID and what’s sparking the debilitating condition for so many people.

27 January, 2022

Covid 19 Omicron: New Variant Threatens To Leave More Kiwis Exposed To Long Covid

Covid "long haulers" suffer debilitating health problems months after catching the virus. But there is no test for long Covid, no definitive treatment and little financial help. With Omicron threatening to run loose in New Zealand, sufferers and researchers say more support is urgently needed.

27 January, 2022

Researchers Highlight COVID-19 Neurological Symptoms And Need For Rigorous Studies

From a new perspective published in Chemistry, Avindra Nath, MD, National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Clinical Director, and Serena Spudich, MD, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, SARS-CoV-2 of the Brain, The importance of increasing research on the root cause of long-term COVID, and possible ways to treat its symptoms.

26 January, 2022

Marathoner With Long Covid Sues Guardian Life For Disability

A marathon runner who contracted Covid-19 at age 29 filed a federal lawsuit in California, claiming Guardian Life Insurance Co. owes her disability benefits because her post-Covid fatigue, pain, and brain fog make her unable to work.

26 January, 2022

The Narrative Of Omicron As A 'Milder' Variant Is Dangerous, Given What We Know About Long Covid, Experts Warn

Thousands of New Zealanders are already believed to have been affected by long Covid. Some are worried about the implications of that number blowing out in an outbreak of the Omicron variant.

25 January, 2022

As COVID Is Allowed To 'Let Rip', These Australians Are Locking Themselves Back Down

Immunocompromised people in Australia say they've been forced to return to lockdown by cavalier government measures and attitudes around surging COVID-19 cases.

25 January, 2022

Chronic Exhaustion, Derailed Lives And No Way Out. This Is Long COVID.

Up to half a million Canadians are suffering from debilitating symptoms of long COVID—and falling through the cracks of a depleted health-care system.

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