The number of deaths from COVID-19 is way down from its peak and pandemic-related restrictions and mandates have virtually disappeared, but there are hints we are in for a late summer surge in infections.
Where there’s smoke, is there fire?
The study reported in the Open Forum of Infectious Diseases is based on data contained within the Innovative Support For Patients with SARS-Co-V-2 Infectious Regi
A recent article in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine called attention to the urgent need for research and initiatives to address the syndrome known as post-ac
We all know people who said, “I had COVID, but it wasn’t too bad after the first couple of days.  After that, I had a cough and was tired for maybe a week.  Pretty much like the flu.” 
The peak of COVID-19 infections might be behind us – at least until the next “variant of concern” of the SARS-CoV-2 virus appears – but the scourge of long COVID lives on.  And on.
Reading the medical literature – that is, articles reporting studies of various aspects of health and disease – can be enlightening.  It’s how we docs keep up with new knowledge and progress, after all, but it can also be frustrating – for ex
Are there symptoms associated with what is being called Long COVID, unique for the long-term effects of this specific viral infection? Or can it follow any viral infection or no infection at all?
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has evolved continually, and sometimes drastically, since the appearance of the original “Wuhan strain” three years ago.
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