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  1. Pyrrhus

    Long Covid: Summary of discussions

    Long Covid: A summary of discussions on Phoenix Rising I thought I would start a thread to collect together all the discussions that might be relevant to "Long Covid", the condition(s) that many people end up with, months after an infection with the novel coronavirus. These people are often...
  2. Pyrrhus

    CNN: Redefining Covid-19: Months after infection, patients report breathing difficulty, excessive fatigue

    https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/09/13/health/long-haul-covid-fatigue-breathing-wellness/index.html A good piece written by Ryan Prior, an ME patient who works for CNN: Excerpt:
  3. Pyrrhus

    STAT: Seeking the causes of post-Covid symptoms, researchers dust off data on college students with mononucleosis

    For those of you unfamiliar with STAT, it's a website geared towards the medical community. They just published a piece by David Tuller, the academic who wrote the PACE expose: https://www.statnews.com/2020/09/11/persistent-symptoms-after-covid19-hard-to-study/ Excerpt:
  4. wherearemypillows

    Thoughts on long-term COVID consequences, including ME/CFS possibility?

    At first I was being extra careful to take precautions due to being immunocompromised by Rituximab, but in the past few weeks I've become more and more alarmed by reports of long-term coronavirus consequences. The extreme fatigue and cognitive decline being suffered by some COVID "long-haulers"...
  5. PatJ

    A pulse oximeter can detect early signs of Covid pneumonia

    This article on the New York Times explains how a pulse oximeter is an important tool for monitoring the health of covid patients, and even for people who didn't realize they were infected: The infection that's silently killing Coronavirus patients. Here are some extracts from the article. I've...
  6. roller

    covid19 - the environmental factors for virus

    the temperature, the "weather", clouds, rain, return to the soil and right into our freshwater supplies ... everything can spread and contribute to virus survival - but also destroy it... makes wonder, if "the normal social interaction" is even the least successful vehicle for a virus...