Enlarge this image A patient with tuberculosis waits to be seen by a doctor at the Sizwe Tropical Diseases Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Annual deaths from the infectious disease are on the rise after years of progress. Michele Spatari /AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michele Spatari /AFP via Getty Images TB patients have become … [Read more...] about Global TB deaths are rising — and COVID gets the blame
In the 16 months since Chrissy Gibson was diagnosed with Covid-19, she has had to re-learn many aspects of her life. How to walk, how to talk, how to live.She is one of the millions of long Covid patients, who despite no longer testing positive for the virus, continue to have life-altering side effects like memory loss.This is how long Covid has changed her life.Video by … [Read more...] about The mystery of how long Covid damages our memory
Enlarge this image Abdul Qadeer Khan, known as the father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021 following a lengthy illness. He was 85. B.K. Bangash/AP hide caption toggle caption B.K. Bangash/AP ISLAMABAD — Abdul Qadeer Khan, a controversial figure known as the father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb, died Sunday of COVID-19 following a lengthy … [Read more...] about Abdul Qadeer Khan, known as the father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb, has died at 85
It’s always nice to get some unexpected good news.That’s especially true in COVID World, where the situation (Full hospitals! Thousands of deaths! Protests, stupidity and denial!) always seems helpless.But thanks to some out-of-the-blue good study findings last week on a drug called molnupiravir, we have another promising tool in our fight to keep sick people from dying from … [Read more...] about Andy Larsen: Explaining molnupiravir, a new COVID drug with surprisingly effective test results
President Joe Biden speaks about COVID-19 vaccinations after touring a Clayco Corp. construction site for a Microsoft data center in Elk Grove Village, Ill., on Thursday. (Susan Walsh, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 7-8 minutesSALT LAKE CITY — President Joe Biden stumped for his national vaccine mandate at a speaking engagement in Chicago on Thursday but offered no … [Read more...] about When will President Joe Biden announce vaccine, testing mandate rules for businesses?