The coronavirus may help scientists understand why some people with common viral infections develop severe complications, like heart damage or blood clots.
“Long Covid” is just the latest example of a pathogen causing surprising persistent effects.
They survived serious cases of Covid-19, sometimes spending weeks on a ventilator, but not without complications. Now, a special clinic at an L.A. hospital is helping them get back to their lives.
A new study illuminates the complex array of neurological issues experienced by people months after their coronavirus infections.
With the family under extra isolation, my children yearned for freedom.
Some people who contract the coronavirus experience lingering, debilitating health issues. We look at how the disease could have long-term effects on the brain.
It is too soon to tell whether the shots have a broad beneficial effect on patients with continuing issues, but scientists are intrigued and beginning to study the phenomenon.
Lingering symptoms from the coronavirus may turn out to be one of the largest mass disabling events in modern history.
An analysis of electronic medical records in California found that 32 percent started with asymptomatic infections but reported troubling aftereffects weeks and months later.
A six-week program developed by the English National Opera and a London hospital offers customized vocal lessons to aid coronavirus recovery.
What persistent Covid cases might have in common with chronic fatigue syndrome and Lyme disease, and why it matters.
A Times reporter caught the coronavirus during the New York City outbreak last April. But the acute phase of the illness was just the beginning.
Some patients could be living with the aftereffects for years to come. Recent research into another persistent, mysterious disease might help us understand how to treat them.
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A large study of patients from a Wuhan, China hospital showed that a half-year later, three-quarters were struggling with problems like fatigue, depression and diminished lung function.
As the coronavirus claims more victims, a once-rare diagnosis is receiving new attention from scientists, who fear it may affect nutrition and mental health.
Survivors can get better, but they need help.
Significant numbers of coronavirus patients experience long-term symptoms that send them back to the hospital, taxing an already overburdened health system.
Times are tough now, but the end is in sight. If we hunker down, keep our families safe during the holidays and monitor our health at home, life will get better in the spring. Here’s how to get through it.
As prison outbreaks rise, the state has moved inmates forward in the line to receive inoculations.
I never thought I’d miss the fetid odor of garbage and fish wafting through the window of my sixth-floor Chinatown walk-up.
In a two-day meeting sponsored by the N.I.H., officials acknowledged an insufficient understanding of the issues and warned of a growing public health problem.
New research found ‘autoantibodies’ similar to those in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis patients. But patients may also benefit from treatments for those autoimmune diseases.
A new study challenges those who care for children to end what researchers say is the common undertreatment of pain in children, starting at birth.
Although most young people recover quickly, doctors are seeing more children and teens with lingering fatigue and other chronic problems.