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Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 associated with increased croup virus in children

Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital have identified a link between increased prevalence of croup among children and the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2. (Credit: Olga Siletskaya/Moment via Getty Images) The underlying

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Memory impairment and difficulties focusing among the symptoms COVID ‘long-haulers’ continue to face

A UC San Diego research team has revealed the neurological conditions that many people face months following infection by SARS-CoV-2. The first batch of data from the University of California

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Inhalation-based vaccinations shown to provide long-lasting protection against SARS-CoV-2

The inhalation-based vaccine showed to be equally as effective as currently used COVID-19 vaccinations, at fractions of the current dose. Researchers from McMaster University have demonstrated that an inhalation-based COVID-19

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Antiviral pill reduces the risk of hospitalization or death due to COVID-19 by 50%

At the time of the analysis, 7.3% of molnupiravir-treated patients were hospitalized or died by Day 29, compared to 14.1% of placebo-treated patients who were hospitalized or died in the

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People previously hospitalized due to COVID-19 show significant decreases in cognition

According to a new study, people who were previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 showed a substantial decrease in cognitive function, with those being hospitalized showing a 7-point decrease in IQ, on

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Post-COVID-19 syndrome associated with depression, 26% feel they haven’t fully recovered six months later

After six to eight months, 26% indicated they felt they hadn’t fully recovered from COVID-19. Furthermore, 55% of participants said they were abnormally fatigued, 25% said they experienced mild difficulty