With the impact and cost of long COVID becoming ever more apparent, ongoing pandemic responses will need to be about protecting quality of life as much as saving lives.
How investigation into long COVID will help us create treatments.
COVID-19 will always be a very different disease to the flu. We should aim to stamp it out like measles, not let it spread.
Researchers around the world are using new and existing technology to develop potential treatments for those with COVID-19. Here’s what’s in development in Australia.
While we don’t know exactly what causes it yet, there are a few leading theories put forward by researchers around the world.
Nathalie MacDermott was a regular on BBC News, Sky New and ITV. Then COVID broke out at her hospital.
Emerging evidence suggests a significant number of children develop long COVID, with symptoms lasting for months on end.
‘Long COVID’ – in which people have symptoms lasting more than a few weeks – is turning out to be very common. People hospitalized for COVID-19 are at highest risk, but they aren’t alone.
We will have no idea of the full toll of the pandemic unless we account for those who haven’t yet recovered from COVID-19.
Long-lasting symptoms appear unrelated to how bad your infection was, though women appear more affected than men.
Antibodies that go rogue and attack healthy tissue identified in patients with severe COVID.
An overactive immune system may be behind some of the virus’s long after-effects.