Long Covid

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Economically inactive Britons with long Covid have ‘doubled’ in a year
One in 20 people unemployed and not seeking work have symptoms, says ONS

Joe Middleton

04, Aug, 2022 @2:28 PM

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The Guardian view on long Covid: an unknown enemy | Editorial
Editorial: At least 2 million people in the UK are struggling with symptoms months or years after falling ill. They need support as well as treatment


02, Aug, 2022 @6:32 PM

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Could Long Covid lead to the rise of a four-day work-week? | Greg Frey
A shorter work-week would reduce carbon emissions, make life easier for parents and people with illnesses or disabilities, and generally make people happier

Greg Frey

29, Jul, 2022 @10:15 AM

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Covid study finds millions have long-term smell or taste problems
Researchers say about 5% of infected adults may develop long-lasting changes to sense of smell or taste

Andrew Gregory Health editor

27, Jul, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Long Covid costing UK workers up to £1.5bn yearly in lost income, says IFS
Researchers say impact of rise to 2 million cases meant it was ‘a significant part of pandemic’s legacy’

Phillip Inman

26, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Lower sex drive and hair loss among long Covid symptoms, finds study
Research confirms ‘extremely broad’ range of symptoms reported by sufferers for more than two years

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Thousands seeking unproven long Covid blood treatments abroad
Unproven procedures such as apheresis, or ‘blood washing’, and anti-clotting therapy are being offered in Europe

Andrew Gregory

12, Jul, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Long Covid: what we know about it and how best to treat it
Symptoms can persist for weeks but work on causes and treatments is still developing. Here’s what we know so far

Melissa Davey

09, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Who’s clapping now? UK healthcare workers with long Covid have been abandoned | Kelly Fearnley & Shaun Peter Qureshi
Frontline workers risked their lives for us, but now many risk losing their jobs, say doctors Kelly Fearnley and Shaun Peter Qureshi

Kelly Fearnley and Shaun Peter Qureshi

06, Jul, 2022 @1:34 PM

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New Covid subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 are the most contagious yet – and driving Australia’s third Omicron wave | Adrian Esterman
The latest variants are masters at evading immunity – meaning previous infection and vaccines are unlikely to provide much protection against catching it

Adrian Esterman for the Conversation

04, Jul, 2022 @11:16 PM

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Are pockets of Covid in the gut causing long-term symptoms?
Scientists are investigating whether reservoirs of virus ‘hiding’ in the body are contributing to long Covid

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @5:09 PM

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No masks, no free tests, low sick pay – the UK government is back in Covid denial | Frances Ryan
Cases are on the rise, but a few small changes would make a big difference to millions of vulnerable people, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan

Frances Ryan

28, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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