• Elevated D-dimer levels common months after COVID-19 diagnosis

    7 days ago - By Healio

    More than one-quarter of patients with COVID-19 had elevated D-dimer levels up to 4 months after diagnosis, according to study results published in Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.
    “Elucidating the biological mechanisms responsible for sustained D-dimer increases may be of relevance in long COVID-19 pathogenesis and has implications for clinical management of these patients,” Liam Townsend, PhD candidate in the department of infectious diseases at St. James's Hospital in Dublin, and colleagues wrote. “Persistent fatigue, breathlessness and reduced exercise
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  • Op-Ed: Who Can Effectively Champion the Vax?

    Op-Ed: Who Can Effectively Champion the Vax?

    7 days ago - By MedPageToday

    Vaccine hesitancy - the delay by people to get inoculated even when shots are widely available - appears likely to be one more hurdle in ending the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC would typically lead a campaign to overcome...
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  • One in 10 people who had mild COVID-19 are STILL left with lingering symptoms EIGHT months later

    One in 10 people who had mild COVID-19 are STILL left with lingering symptoms EIGHT months later

    8 days ago - By Daily Mail

    A new study found that 26% of COVID-19 survivors had at least one symptom that lasted more than two months and 14.9% said they had symptoms that persisted after eight months.
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