I'm a COVID-19 Long-Hauler and an Epidemiologist – Here's How It Feels When Symptoms Last for Months

Imagine being young and healthy, a nonsmoker with no preexisting health conditions, and then waking up one morning feeling like you were being suffocated by an unseen force.

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Bereaved Families Are ‘the Secondary Victims of COVID-19’

For every person who dies of COVID-19, nine close family members are affected, researchers estimate based on complex demographic calculations and data about the coronavirus.

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Nurses and Doctors Sick With COVID Feel Pressured to Get Back to Work

Hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities have flouted that simple guidance, pressuring workers who contract COVID-19 to return to work sooner than public health standards suggest.

Your Care

Wondering If It's Safe to See a Health Care Provider?

Here are tips for prioritizing your health, safely.

Your Care

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Long-Haulers: Q+A with Dr. Jose R. Mercado

An epidemiologist at a top hospital answers our questions about COVID-19 patients who experience long-term symptoms, and what we can learn from previous epidemics.

Expert Perspectives

How COVID-19 Might Increase Risk of Memory Loss and Cognitive Decline

Of all frightening ways that the SARS-COV-2 virus affects the body, one of the more insidious is the effect of COVID-19 on the brain.

Science and Technology

America's Obesity Epidemic Threatens Effectiveness of Any COVID Vaccine

In America, the promise of the coronavirus vaccine is hampered by a vexing epidemic that long preceded COVID-19: obesity.

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