Tag Archives: COVID19

Steroids Are Not an Effective Treatment for COVID-19 Smell Loss

According to researchers, steroids shouldn’t be used for treating smell loss due to Covid-19. The loss of smell is a well known Covid-19 symptom, and many individuals are left with long-term smell loss from the pandemic. Researchers have found that corticosteroids, a type of drug that reduces inflammation, aren’t recommended for treating loss of smell… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations, study finds A new study looked at two hypothetical scenarios: one in which no COVID-19 vaccines were administered in the U.S. and one in which half as many were given If only half as many doses had been administered, there would have… Read More »

Covid-19 news: UK shares vaccine data to help EU approve travellers

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Health worker displays empty vials of the Covishield vaccine. Mahesh Kumar A/AP/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5.30pm on 2 July UK prime minister “very confident” that those who received… Read More »

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 »