Tag: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

I’ve Recovered From Long Covid. I’m One of the Lucky Ones.

I’ve Recovered From Long Covid. I’m One of the Lucky Ones.

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. I met a friend for lunch recently, one of my first New York social outings since Covid-19 forced the world into solitude 15 months ago. We laughed and shared a

Covid Lab-Leak Theory Renews “Gain-of-Function” Research Debate

Covid Lab-Leak Theory Renews “Gain-of-Function” Research Debate

In the United States, “there are no biosafety rules or regulations that have the force of law,” he said. “And this is in contrast to every other aspect of biomedical research.” There are enforceable rules, for example, for experiments with human subjects, vertebrate animals, radioactive materials and lasers, but none

Desperate for Covid Care, Undocumented Immigrants Resort to Unproven Drugs

Desperate for Covid Care, Undocumented Immigrants Resort to Unproven Drugs

“My community fears that the government might be trying to get rid of us,” said Oralia Maceda Méndez, an advocate at a Fresno-based community group for Indigenous people from Oaxaca, Mexico. She has heard many stories from immigrants in her community who treat themselves for Covid-19 with penicillin, other antibiotics

CureVac’s Covid-19 Vaccine Disappoints in Clinical Trial

CureVac’s Covid-19 Vaccine Disappoints in Clinical Trial

The German company CureVac delivered disappointing preliminary results on Wednesday from a clinical trial of its Covid-19 vaccine, dimming hopes that it could help fill the world’s great need. The trial, which included 40,000 volunteers in Latin America and Europe, estimated that CureVac’s mRNA vaccine had an efficacy of just

Study Finds Many Post-Covid Patients Are Experiencing New Medical Problems

Study Finds Many Post-Covid Patients Are Experiencing New Medical Problems

The report “drives home the point that long Covid can affect nearly every organ system,” said Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly, chief of the research and development service at the VA St. Louis Health Care System, who was not involved in the new study. “Some of these manifestations are chronic conditions that

COVID-19 ADVICES

Wear a mask, get COVID-19 vaccine, stay at least 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, and wash your hands to protect against COVID-19.

 

It’s critical to keep taking precautions to prevent COVID-19. Use masks to slow the spread.
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.
We’re still learning how vaccines will affect the spread of COVID-19. After you’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you should keep taking precautions in public places like wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart from others, and avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated spaces until we know more.

For more information, Please refer to the CDC.