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Long Covid

37% of people have symptoms six months after infection – The Guardian – 9/28/21

Long Covid is a bigger problem than we thought – CNN – 9/29/21

young people and women reported more headaches, abdominal symptoms, anxiety and depression

See also: Long Covid in July

Vaccination may reduce long COVID symptoms:

https://mobile.twitter.com/VirusesImmunity/status/1444306456266825732

Long COVID is more prevalent and worse than is being reported:

https://mobile.twitter.com/LauraMiers/status/1444360313198063622

Even mild cases of COVID can lead to reduced gray matter and smaller brains, impact the hippocampus which is important for memory and cognition, and “cause more than 60 other long-term changes” to the brain:

https://www.sfchronicle.com/health/article/How-COVID-affects-the-brain-Bay-Area-doctors-16520440.php

By Tracy Durnell

Writer and designer in the Seattle area. Freelance sustainability consultant. Reach me at tracy.durnell@gmail.com. She/her.

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