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Long Covid Is Impacting 2 Million Brits. Are You One Of Them?

Two million people in the UK are suffering from long Covid, according to the ONS.As many as two million people in the UK may be suffering from long Covid, according to new Office for National Statistics data.Of those two million, 1.4 million people say they have had symptoms for at least 12 weeks, whilst 826,000 have been suffering for at least a year.1.4 million people who have long Covid said […]

today8 June 2022


How New Variants May Impact Your Chances Of Covid Reinfection

In 2021, it seemed as though coronavirus reinfections were rare. Yes, they happened, but the vast majority of people who had already had Covid likely wouldn’t contract the virus again anytime soon. But recent data suggest reinfections are becoming more common, especially as new variants take hold. The uptick in reinfections is likely influenced by two factors: one, that newer variants can evade the antibody response and reinfect, and two, that we’re […]

today22 May 2022


Covid Is Still Impacting People Two Years After They Were Infected

Half of the people who were hospitalised with Covid are still symptomatic two years laterMore than half of patients who were hospitalised with Covid during the pandemic still experience at least one symptom two years after their first infection, according to new findings.In the longest study of its kind, research published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine has revealed that even after being discharged, these Covid patients still experience a lower quality […]

today12 May 2022


Omicron Less Likely To Trigger Long Covid Than Delta, Data Suggests

Your chances of getting long Covid could be linked to which variant you had.The Omicron variant is less likely to trigger long Covid among double-vaccinated people, according to new data.Omicron caused widespread alarm when it first emerged towards the end of 2021, and pushed the government to roll out the booster vaccine programme quickly.The highly-transmissible variant swept through the UK at speed and quickly became the dominant strain. But, it […]

today6 May 2022


Exercise With Long Covid Is Tough. Try This Gentle 5-Minute Workout

You’re reading Move, the nudge we need to get active, however makes us happiest and healthiest.Re-establishing your fitness routine after having Covid can have major benefits for your physical and mental health, but it needs to be approached cautiously if you’re still experiencing long Covid symptoms. The NHS advises those experiencing long Covid to ease themselves back into exercise slowly. “Exercise is very important for regaining your muscle strength and endurance but […]

today27 April 2022


Some Vulnerable Covid Patients Are Testing Positive For Months On End

The first person in the world to have Covid for a year has been identified in the UK. This comes as doctors have called for new treatments to clear persistent Covid infections. The patient who was found to have a weakened immune system caught Covid in 2020 and continued to test positive for 505 days before they died.Prior to this, the longest known PCR-confirmed case of Covid tested positive for 335 days. […]

today22 April 2022