How long covid could change the way we think about disability

Vaccines may not prevent many symptoms of long covid, study suggests

Long COVID is crashing the retirement hopes of many Americans - MarketWatch

Take it slow when returning to running with long covid

Long COVID | She went to one doctor, then another and another

Following first unmasked concert, chorus members share cautionary tale | 30 COVID cases

Biden announces long covid strategy as experts push for more

How long covid is accelerating a revolution in medical research

A slow-moving glacier’: NIH’s sluggish and often opaque efforts to study long Covid draw patient, expert ire

How covid brain fog may overlap with ‘chemo brain’ and Alzheimer’s

Brain fog a reality for some post-COVID patients – Harvard Gazette

Long covid could change the way researchers study chronic illness No Paywall Washington Post

The immunology and immunopathology of COVID-19 Science 10 March 2022

Covid long-haulers face grueling fights for disability benefits


SARS-CoV-2 is associated with changes in brain structure in UK Biobank | Nature

reduction in grey matter thickness and … greater reduction in global brain size.

Virginia Senator Kaine introduces bill to research and combat long covid, after suffering it himself

What is long covid? Current understanding about risks, symptoms and recovery Washington Post No Paywall Link, this is by an author that my Long COVID brother respects.

Beautifully illustrated, informative article about Long COVID. It gets my brother’s seal of approval (he’s had Long COVID for nearly two years).

New York Times no paywall

I found this article very useful:

I’m a 64-year-old vaxxed doctor. Here’s how I calculate my covid risk at parties.

No Paywall Washington Post

Because there are so many people infected with Omicron, we expect those cases, unfortunately, will lead to more cases of long COVID

Harvard experts on Omicron and long COVID – Harvard Gazette

Researchers found that rates of many conditions, such as heart failure and stroke, were substantially higher in people who had recovered from COVID-19 than in similar people who hadn’t had the disease.

Nature: Heart-disease risk soars after COVID — even with a mild case

New Research Hints at 4 Factors That May Increase Chances of Long Covid - The New York Times

From the Washington Post 1/30/22, long haulers lose sense of smell and it may never come back Covid has changed the way I eat. Don’t take chances with omicron.

Researchers highlight COVID-19 neurological symptoms and need for rigorous studies

Well, duh. But I hope this press release means that research and rigorous studies are about to be underway.

“Covid zero is impossible with omicron, so what’s the point in even trying to reduce/slow transmission?”

Thread by @math_rachel on Thread Reader App

tl;dr: we should do our best to avoid COVID-19. I haven’t been skiing yet, because masks are no longer required at our ski areas.