‘I’ve aged 30 years’: long COVID patients battle acute symptoms

Difficulty breathing, concentrating and even walking: five months after being diagnosed with COVID-19, Violaine Cousineau continues to suffer severe symptoms that prevent her from resuming normal life. “I feel like I’ve aged 30 years in a few months,” the 47-year-old Canadian tells AFP. Sitting in her kitchen and wearing a mask, Cousineau gestures with her hands as she speaks, as […]

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30 Colorado schools, 6 colleges report new COVID-19 outbreaks in January

Colorado schools have reported 30 new COVID-19 outbreaks since students began to return to in-person classes in January. The overall number of active outbreaks in Colorado dropped again Wednesday, led by decreases in the number of nursing homes and assisted living facilities reporting clusters, according to data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Schools, colleges and several […]

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Africa exceeds 3 million COVID-19 cases, 30% in South Africa

Africa passed the milestone of 3 million confirmed cases COVID-19 on Sunday, including more than 72,000 deaths, according to the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. South Africa, with more than 1.2 million reported cases, including 32,824 deaths, accounts for more than 30% of the total for the continent of 54 countries and 1.3 billion people. The high proportion […]

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AHA News: Heart Attacks Linked to Pregnancy on the Rise, Most Often in Women 30 and Older

By Maria Elena Fernandez American Heart Association News TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Pregnancy-related heart attacks — especially in the period after childbirth — are on the rise in women who are 30 or older, according to new research. Although still considered uncommon, a study of nearly 11.3 million records for pregnancy, labor and postpartum cases […]

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