- Study finds people suffering Long COVID have higher rates of cardiovascular events and …: A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that people who had post-acute COVID-19 (Long COVID) were at an increased risk of cardiovascular events and excess all-cause mortality. The study compared two groups, one with 13,435 individuals who had post-acute COVID-19 and another with 134,350 individuals who did not have the virus. The results showed that those with post-acute COVID-19 had a higher risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality than those without the virus.
- COVID outbreak at South Yarmouth nursing home leaves 5 dead, over 90 infected: An outbreak of COVID-19 at a South Yarmouth nursing home has left five people dead and over 90 residents and staff infected. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has ordered Integritus Healthcare, which runs the home, to stop admitting new residents and sent a rapid response team to help with resident care and outbreak control.
- Novak Djokovic withdraws from Indian Wells ahead of draw after losing COVID-19 vaccine waiver: Novak Djokovic’s bid for a waiver to enter the United States has failed. The US Open and the USTA had thrown their support behind Djokovic’s attempt at receiving special permission to enter the United States, but he was still not allowed to do so as he is unvaccinated for COVID-19.
- A Russian scientist who helped develop the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine was found dead …: A Russian scientist who helped develop the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine was found dead in his apartment on Thursday. The death is being investigated as a murder, and a 29-year-old man has been arrested for strangling the virologist with a belt during an argument.
- Vancouver neighborhood dedicates sequoia to those lost to COVID – The Columbian: Friends and neighbors gathered at a small triangular park in Vancouver’s Heights neighborhood to honor Vaughn Rhoden, a former chairman of the neighborhood association who died from the coronavirus two years ago. They dedicated an infant sequoia tree, which could grow to be as tall as 290 feet, in his memory and in memory of all those who lost their lives to the virus.
- The FDA’s Covid Contradictions: At-Home Test Edition – WSJ: It’s possible that he had a false negative and infected his colleagues, but it’s impossible to know for sure. At-home Covid tests have been known to produce false negatives, making them less reliable.
- Long Covid Raises Risk of Heart Problems – Pain News Network: Two new studies suggest that people with Long COVID may be at risk of long-term cardiovascular problems. The studies are being presented at the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session in New Orleans, and clinicians should be aware of the potential cardiac complications associated with Long COVID.
- Study: ‘Long Covid‘ associated with increased risk of heart diseases – NewsBytes: A new study published in JAMA found that people with long Covid have an increased risk of developing severe heart diseases, such as stroke, coronary artery disease, heart failure, pulmonary embolism, COPD, and asthma.
- Mayor Pro Tem John Erickson catches COVID – WEHOville: John Erickson, Mayor Pro Tem of a city, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms. He will be participating remotely in the upcoming City Council meeting, and has contacted those he has been in contact with, including Mikie Friedman. Erickson is resting at home with Chinese food.
- Video Remembering the ‘mother of the disability rights movement’ – ABC News: The mother of the disability rights movement is remembered, while the source of COVID-19 is investigated and the US surpasses 250,000 coronavirus deaths.
- House committee says Fauci ‘prompted’ drafting of medical paper to ‘disprove’ COVID lab leak theory: GOP leadership on a House committee has released new evidence suggesting that Dr. Anthony Fauci “prompted” the drafting of a publication meant to “disprove” the COVID-19 lab leak theory. The memo suggests that the authors of the paper skewed available evidence to achieve this goal.
- Study finds people suffering Long COVID have higher rates of cardiovascular events and …: A new study published in JAMA Health Forum found that people who had Long COVID (the post-acute phase of the virus) were at an increased risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality. The study compared two groups, one with 13,435 individuals who had Long COVID and another with 134,350 individuals who did not have the virus. The results showed that those with Long COVID were more likely to suffer from cardiovascular events and mortality than those without the virus.
- Has Covid left you dazed and confused? – Stuff.co.nz: Research from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden found that 40% of long Covid patients experience symptoms of forgetfulness, overwhelm, and exhaustion. These symptoms can include feeling tipsy without drinking, forgetting where you put your keys, and trailing off mid-sentence in conversations. Investigative science journalist Dr. Kathryn Finch outlines these symptoms and more in her book The Long Covid Handbook.
- WHO still working to identify the origins of COVID-19 – CTV News: WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that all hypotheses on the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic remain on the table, despite a recent report from the U.S. Energy Department suggesting it likely arose from a Chinese laboratory leak. Beijing denies this assessment.
Daily News Pulse for March 13, 2023
Summary: Princeton students have seen an overall improvement in course satisfaction since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Japan, many people are still wearing masks despite the government’s easing of guidelines.