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

North Korea reports first outbreak of COVID-19, orders lockdown as ‘most serious emergency’

North Korea declares ‘most serious national emergency’ Potential for ‘unprecedented crisis’ for Kim Jong Un – expert Isolated state declined international vaccine offer No North Korean civilian would be vaccinated SEOUL, May 12 (Reuters) – North Korea confirmed its first outbreak of COVID-19 on Thursday, calling it the “most serious national emergency” and ordering a … Read more

Shanghai factories sputter towards reopening as city aims to ease lockdown

SHANGHAI, April 18 (Reuters) – Automakers including Tesla (TSLA.O) began preparing on Monday to reopen its Shanghai factories as China’s most populous city ramps up efforts to return to normal after a nearly three-week COVID shutdown. Still, most workers will have to live on site, and it’s not immediately clear how factories will handle disrupted … 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