Why Long Covid Health Problems Could Outlast the Pandemic

Washington Post [ad_1] Photographer: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images Photographer: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images Millions of people who have gotten Covid-19 and survived are finding that a full recovery can be frustratingly elusive. Weeks and months after seemingly recovering from even...

New cookbook helps people who lost taste and smell due to covid

Washington Post [ad_1] Back then, Dixon was unaware that she was experiencing a symptom of covid-19, and that she would become a covid “long-hauler,” with her sense of taste and smell disappearing for nearly a full year because...

Americans travel to get covid vaccine

Washington Post [ad_1] One year into the pandemic, Americans are focused on travel precautions, vaccine passports and securing vaccination appointments. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new travel guidelines saying it is safe for fully...

Opinion | Long-haul covid-19 is a big mystery of the pandemic. Scientists must solve it.

Washington Post [ad_1] So far, the answers are murky. As Lenny Bernstein and Ben Guarino reported in The Post recently, clinicians and researchers in the United States have yet to reach a consensus on a definition for long-haul...

Long haul covid in kids

Washington Post [ad_1] While doctors recently cleared her for limited physical activity, Maddie estimates she can do only about half of what she used to do. Even Zoom school can be too much some days.“She’ll zonk out in...

Some long-haul covid-19 patients say their symptoms are subsiding after getting vaccines

Washington Post [ad_1] “I really felt back to myself,” the 34-year-old Brooklyn therapist said, “to a way that I didn’t think was possible when I was really sick.”Some people who have spent months suffering from long-haul covid-19 are...

COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ still feel effects of virus

Washington Post [ad_1] Toward the end of February 2020 — as it was becoming evident the novel coronavirus was spreading globally but before lockdowns and stringent health guidelines were implemented — Lee and Gregory faced an agonizing decision...

More than a dozen dead as winter storm leaves widespread power outages

Washington Post [ad_1] Among those killed were a 10-year-old boy who fell through ice near Millington, Tenn., and a woman and a girl who died of carbon monoxide poisoning in Houston after a car was left running in...

Freezing temperatures and power outages hurt Texas’s most vulnerable yet again

Washington Post [ad_1] While the dangerously cold weather and accompanying power outages sweeping the Lone Star State are touching nearly all Texans in some way, the crisis is especially dire for the state’s most vulnerable and marginalized communities...

A covid long hauler on the hope of feeling better

Washington Post [ad_1] I caught this virus before anyone had even died in Illinois. That was like a century ago, right? Now we’re talking about Year Two, vaccines, new variants, a new administration, but for me it’s still...