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According to the study, the coronavirus causes “persistent fatigue” in more than half of the recovered patients

As researchers work to understand both the short- and long-term effects of the novel coronavirus, more than half of the participants in a recent study who recovered from COVID-19 are still experiencing disease-related “persistent fatigue.” The study, conducted by Dr. Liam Townsend, from St. James’s Hospital and Trinity Translational Medicine Institute, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland and others, found that fatigue …

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CDC updates Covid-19 test guidelines for aysmptomatic people

The new language reverts to the controversial changes made to the site last month. He stresses once again that anyone who has been in contact with an infected person should be tested for coronavirus. “Because of the significance of asymptomatic and presymptomatic transmission, this guide further strengthens the need to test asymptomatic people, including close contacts of a person with …

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The worst things you can do for your health this fall

All in all, there is a lot to love about fall – it’s the time of year when you can slow things down, get comfortable and relax. Not to mention the reimagining of your impressive collection of sweaters. But don’t get too comfortable, not yet, anyway. While apple picking is always a doctor-approved habit, there are also some things experts …

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Coronavirus Update: Number of Global Cases Exceeds 30 Million and CDC Scientists Didn’t Make Controversial Changes to CDC Test Guidelines

On Friday, the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus causing COVID-19 soared to over 30 million and the death toll soared to over 946,000, with the US death toll approaching 200,000, nearly a fifth of the global tally. The controversial coronavirus testing guidelines posted on the CDC website stating that asymptomatic people do not need to be tested even …

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Coronavirus outbreak hits shipyard in Maine

A coronavirus outbreak at a Portsmouth shipyard is being investigated by the Maine Center for Disease Control. During a media briefing this week, Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah said Thursday 18 new cases were confirmed among workers at the Portsmouth shipyard. About 13 of those people who have tested positive for the new coronavirus are Maine residents, while four …

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Maine reports 46 new cases of COVID-19, as outbreaks increase

Maine reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the largest spike in new cases in more than two weeks. The figures include 15 cases in Oxford County, while York County, home to numerous outbreaks, has reported 8 new cases. Cumberland County had five new cases. There were no other deaths. People sit in Bell Buoy Park in Portland. Ben …

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Trump officials wrote a guide to CDC testing against scientific advice: NYT

Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a controversial guideline stating that people who have been exposed to the new coronavirus but have shown no symptoms should not seek a test. According to the New York Times, the advice was written by Trump administration officials and published despite the scientists’ objections. The memo was written by officials …

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In Brazil, Covid-19 deals a new blow to Zika’s disabled children

RECIFE, Brazil – Ever since she was born Helena Miranda, 4, has struggled to move, hold her head up or swallow without choking – the result of brain damage after being infected with the Zika virus while in the womb. His parents were at the limit of their intelligence. Then came the new coronavirus pandemic. The spread of Covid-19 across …

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Coronavirus: “Widespread growth of the virus across the country”

Copyright of the image Getty Images There is widespread growth of the outbreak across the country, and the R number has risen to between 1.1 and 1.4, government science advisors say. Officials warn that “much worse things are about to happen” as cases are thought to exceed 6,000 per day in England. And the scientist behind the Covid Symptom Study …

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