Long Covid after “mild” infection is common, can be devastating and can last for a long time. Among the Long Covid syndromes are intense fatigue, brain fog, sleep difficulties, fevers, GI disturbances, mental and neuro syndromes such as anxiety and depression, headaches, along with heart damage and heart rate irregularities. In this 4th in this series on Long Covid, I […]
Eleanor, a friend who is vaccinated and boosted, was always very careful about contacts with others. She met with a small group of friends for a holiday dinner, each of whom had also been vaccinated and boosted. A few days later one friend called to say that he had been diagnosed with Covid-19. She went […]
“I was vaccinated but developed a Covid infection shortly before being eligible for a booster shot. I had a fever and fatigue which lasted for about a week. Labeled by the doctor as “mild,” I felt awful and would not wish it on anyone. But because of persistent fatigue, I had to take a leave […]
It is still a very experimental procedure, but it likely will be improved rapidly in the coming years and may become the standard approach one day. There are nowhere near enough donated human organs to transplant into the number of patients who need them. As a result, many patients die well before an organ becomes […]
An argument in favor of getting your Covid vaccine booster, particularly if you’re in an at-risk category or were vaccinated months ago.
Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods burgers are not meat but they are not whole plant food either. A look at two new plant based Beef substitutes.
Covid Conspiracy Theories abound and evidence suggests less educated people are more likely to believe in them. An examination of
The concept of breakthrough is when a fully vaccinated person later gets an infection. It is important to remember that not everyone responds to vaccines equally.