Tag Archives: Covid

A Third of COVID Survivors Have Long-Haul Symptoms

By | February 19, 2021

Nearly 31% of patients said they had a worse health-related quality of life now, compared to before getting COVID-19, the researchers reported. It’s not yet clear why COVID-19 causes these lasting effects. Many viruses are capable of creating what’s known as “post-viral syndrome,” which experts describe as health problems that persist long after the infection has… Read More »

Southern California Is Origin of New COVID-19 Variant

By | February 12, 2021

FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new variant of COVID-19 found in Southern California is coursing across the United States and around the world, a new study finds. The variant — called CAL.20C — was first found in July in Los Angeles County. It reappeared in Southern California in October, then spread in November and… Read More »

Study: Young COVID Survivors Can Get Reinfected

By | February 4, 2021

Reinfected Marines also had lower levels of antibodies from their initial bout, compared with Marines who didn’t get reinfected. “Two-thirds of the 19 Marines who were reinfected didn’t have measurable neutralizing antibodies,” Sealfon noted, suggesting that some people who get infected don’t generate antibodies. The good news: Having antibodies after infection does protect you against reinfection.… Read More »

COVID Especially Risky With Schizophrenia

By | January 28, 2021

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Schizophrenia is second only to age when it comes to risk factors for dying from COVID-19, new research suggests. People with this mental illness are known to be at greater risk for contracting COVID-19, but the new study shows they are also more likely to die from this virus. … Read More »

In midst of holiday season, Dubai flights hit by seat allocation dispute

By | December 24, 2020

Indian carriers are being forced to cancel flights to Dubai or consider flights to other destinations in the United Arab Emirates following a seat allocation dispute between two countries. The dispute required the intervention of external affairs ministry post which Dubai has agreed to allow Indian airlines to operate 4,800 seats per week. … Read More »

India likely to approve AstraZeneca vaccine by next week: Sources

By | December 22, 2020

India is likely to approve Oxford/AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use by next week after its local manufacturer submitted additional data sought by authorities, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. This could be the first country to give the regulatory green light for the British drugmaker’s vaccine as the… Read More »

PVR, Inox Leisure tumble up to 16% in 2 days over Covid-19 fears

By | December 22, 2020

Shares of multiplex operators PVR and Inox Leisure slipped up to 16 per cent in the past two trading days amid fears over new Covid-19 strain that shut down much of Britain. Shares of PVR fell 9 per cent to Rs 1,212 on the BSE in intra-day trade on Tuesday, down 16 per cent in the… Read More »

Oil closes at highest level since March on vaccine trials, Biden transition

By | November 24, 2020

Oil rose about 4% on Tuesday to touch highs not seen since March as a third promising coronavirus vaccine raised hope for fuel- demand recovery and US President-elect Joseph Biden began his transition to the White House. Brent crude settled at $47.86 a barrel, gaining $1.80, or 3.9%. US West Texas Intermediate crude settled… Read More »