Symptoms persist for two years for some; inflammatory protein models may provide long COVID clues

A medical worker prepares a syringe with a dose of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a visit by US Vice President Kamala Harris to a vaccination center in Chinatown, Chicago, Illinois, States United States, April 6, 2021. Picture taken April 6, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Join now for FREE unlimited access to … Read more

More than half of Americans have had COVID infections, US study finds

April 26 (Reuters) – Following the record rise in COVID-19 cases during the wave caused by Omicron, some 58% of the U.S. population as a whole and more than 75% of young children have been infected with the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, according to a US national blood survey released Tuesday. The … Read more

The fourth shot protects against serious consequences from Omicron; COVID may increase risk of rare eye blood clots

A health worker prepares a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine as the COVID-19 vaccination campaign continues amid talk of a fourth dose for high-risk groups, including including those over 60, in the Malcha mall, Jerusalem, December 22, 2021. REUTERS / Ammar Awad Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 14 … Read more

Explanation: I am eligible for a second COVID booster. Should I take one?

A 50-year-old, immunocompromised resident receives a second booster shot of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Waterford, Michigan, U.S., April 8, 2022. REUTERS/Emily Elconin Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHICAGO, April 11 (Reuters) – U.S. officials now say people 50 and older can receive a second COVID-19 booster shot to boost … Read more