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Dave Navarro Is a COVID Long-Hauler
Dave Navarro Is a
COVID Long-Hauler

Dave Navarro Is a COVID Long-Hauler

Jane's Addiction rocker expects a 'full recovery at some point'

(Newser) - Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro is a COVID-19 long-hauler, and he wants others with the condition to know they’re not alone. Navarro, 54, described his situation in a weekend Instagram post, which has since been deleted, per People . “So yeah, I'm one of the ones who...

Topeka Mayor, 45, Needs Pacemaker After COVID

'COVID is no joke,' says Michelle De La Isla

(Newser) - "COVID is no joke," Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla warned at a city council meeting this week. The 45-year-old mayor said she has been suffering from long-haul COVID since being infected in January and will be fitted with a pacemaker Monday because of heart damage caused by...

Biden: COVID Long-Haulers Qualify for ADA Protections

'Many Americans who seemingly recover from the virus still face lingering challenges'

(Newser) - People with long-haul COVID could now be eligible for disability resources, President Biden said Monday. Some people recover from the acute symptoms of the disease, but struggle for months with fatigue, difficulty breathing, brain fog, loss of sense of smell, and other symptoms. A diagnosis of COVID doesn’t automatically...

Records Show COVID Patients' New Health Issues
Records Show
COVID Patients'
New Health Issues
new study

Records Show COVID Patients' New Health Issues

US medical systems should adapt, experts say

(Newser) - New, varied medical issues are plaguing hundreds of thousands of people who contracted COVID-19, even those who didn't become ill from the coronavirus, a study has found. The study, the most comprehensive of its kind, examined the insurance records of almost 2 million US patients who caught the virus...

Writer With Long-Haul COVID Dies by Suicide
Writer With Long-Haul
COVID Dies by Suicide
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Writer With Long-Haul COVID Dies by Suicide

Heidi Ferrer struggled with symptoms for 13 months, husband says

(Newser) - Screenwriter Heidi Ferrer will not be recorded in official statistics as a coronavirus casualty, but her husband believes she would be alive today if she hadn't suffered from long-haul COVID. The 50-year-old Dawson's Creek writer died by suicide last month after 13 months spent struggling with symptoms, husband...

Study: Some COVID 'Long-Haulers' Never Had Initial Symptoms
Long-Haul COVID
Symptoms Arrive in Clusters
new study

Long-Haul COVID Symptoms Arrive in Clusters

Some long-haulers never had initial symptoms

(Newser) - A year after the World Health Organization first declared COVID-19 a pandemic, researchers are still working to understand the disease—and why some patients still experience symptoms months after being infected. According to a new study , many coronavirus "long-haulers" experienced only mild symptoms, or none at all, during the...

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