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Over 2 million likely had long COVID-19 in England, study estimates

A new study projects more than 2 million adults in England likely experienced persistent symptoms in the months following COVID-19 infection, or so-called long COVID. Researchers affiliated with Imperial College London released findings Thursday, stemming from over half a million people in England who participated in several rounds of the Real-Time Assessment of Community Transmission-2… Read More »

Study confirms invasive lionfish now threaten species along Brazilian coast

Since arriving to the northern Atlantic Ocean less than 30 years ago, lionfish have quickly become one of the most widespread and voracious invasive species, negatively impacting marine ecosystems — particularly coral reefs — from the northeast coast of the United States to the Caribbean Islands. In a new study, an international research team including… Read More »

People who hate bitter food less vulnerable to catching Covid, new study claims

People who hate the taste of bitter foods like broccoli and Brussels sprouts may be less likely to catch Covid, a new study claims. “Supertasters” – people with an unusually large number of tastebuds in their mouth – who are sensitive to the flavour of bitter things may be better protected against the bug, doctors… Read More »

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

Bangladesh study shows Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine produces antibodies in 97pc recipients

Experts, however, still emphasise continuing practices like physical distancing and wearing facemasks as there is no confirmed data on how long the antibodies will last and provide protection against COVID-19. The government’s Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research or IEDCR published the results of the study on Wednesday, saying that 92 percent of the… Read More »