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Long covid: Why are some people sick months after catching the virus?

By Jessica Hamzelou Vanessa Branchi THE argument for naturally obtained herd immunity as a solution to the coronavirus pandemic has made a return in recent weeks. But letting the virus spread among younger people, who are less likely to die from covid-19, could lead to devastating consequences. Estimates suggest that there could already be millions… Read More »

Covid: The NHS workers ‘still recovering’ as second wave looms

“A junior doctor I spoke to the other day was talking about what a difficult time she’d found in another hospital,” says Dorothy Wade, a psychologist at University College Hospital in London. “And I said, ‘Didn’t you have anything like this at the other hospital?’ And she said, ‘No, absolutely nothing. There was nothing on… Read More »