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One in eight COVID-19 patients develops long COVID symptoms

One in eight adults (12.7%) who are infected with SARS-CoV-2 experience long COVID symptoms, including chest pain, difficulties breathing, painful muscles and more.
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How companies can support employees amidst political unrest

Worldwide and national crises and political unrest can threaten any organisation, no matter how healthy it is, here's how to deal with it in your company.
Dog meat at wet market in Wuhan

COVID-19 originated at Wuhan wet market via raccoon dogs and foxes

3 years later, after COVID-19 has claimed 6.4 million lives, research indicates that COVID-19 originated at the Wuhan wet market.
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ALACI22 Immunology in Latin America and the Caribbean and the IUIS Global Meeting

Sharing information on Immunology is essential for success in battling disease in the global population.
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Hair loss and low libido added as symptoms of COVID-19

Hair loss and sexual dysfunction, or low libido, have been added to the long list of symptoms of COVID-19 and those with long COVID.
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Smokers and vapers are 45% more likely to die from COVID-19

Smokers or vapers prior to hospitalisation for COVID-19 were more likely to experience severe complications, and die from COVID-19, than their counterparts.
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A ‘national scandal’: worst NHS staffing crisis in history

Conservative government must fill one million NHS roles to tackle the worst NHS staff shortages in history, MPs report.
Antivaxxers holding sign at protest reading 'GOVERNMENT IS LYING TO YOU SAY NO TO THE VACCINE SAVE THE CHILDREN'

Overconfidence lends itself to anti-scientific views

Overconfidence bolsters anti-scientific views as the further an individual strays from science, the stronger their opinions become.

COVID-19 symptoms are changing with new variants

A sore throat and hoarse voice were the main COVID-19 symptoms with newer variants – but have symptoms changed as variants get smarter?
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Is a sore throat the most accurate indicator of COVID?

COVID-19 is considered "too clever" - it is constantly evolving and mutating and resisting our immune defences.
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Number of UK COVID deaths surpasses 200,000

UK Covid deaths have passed 200,000 meaning Britain has one of the highest death tolls in Europe, with 2,689 deaths per million people.

The all-in-one vaccine for future COVID-19 threats

Using almost $30 million in funding, an all-in-one vaccine is being developed to bring new protection against a range of new and existing coronavirus variants.
Boris Johnson, cabinet resignation

Cabinet resignation: 27 people leave Boris Johnson’s government

In a huge blow to Boris Johnson’s government, ministers, parliamentary private secretaries, and more have begun a mass cabinet resignation. What’s next?
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Omicron subvariants are better at eluding vaccines

The most recent omicron subvariants have caused new infection spikes across the United States, as researchers find they are better at eluding vaccines.
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Has life expectancy slowed down in the UK?

Although life expectancy has doubled since 1841, predicted life span is now slowing down in the UK, and the coronavirus pandemic hasn't helped.
COVID-19 working from home

How COVID-19 working-from-home has altered attitudes towards commuting

Here, Alison White explores how the COVID-19 working from home trend has changed attitudes away from commuting into cities towards staying local.
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An environmental and social focus on air pollution and COVID-19

We speak to Dr Elica. M. Moss, about her work with air pollution and COVID-19 – with particular focus on environmental microbiology
omicron

Rising COVID numbers: 1 in 18 people with Omicron variant in Scotland

COVID cases are up by 32% in the UK as Omicron sub-variants continue to spread at an alarming rate, with 1 in 18 infected in Scotland.
health systems, tourism

Better health systems: putting health at the heart of tourism

Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge & Dr Natasha Azzopardi Muscat explain the importance of putting health at the heart of tourism, including a commitment made in this vein by Europe’s smallest countries to better health systems.
disease X

Disease X and other high priority diseases

According to the WHO, Disease X refers to a hypothetical, unknown pathogen that could cause a future epidemic.

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