Long COVID: Lasting Illness After Recovery

Most people who catch COVID-19 won’t become severely ill and get better relatively quickly. But significant numbers have had long-term problems after recovering from the original infection — even if they weren’t very ill in the first place. Post-COVID conditions are a wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems people can experience four or more weeks after first being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19.

What’s important while eating: the taste or the stone in the bite?

In a restaurant, one well-known chef cooked very tasty pulao using high-quality rice. As soon as the pulao was ready, its aroma spread all over. Everyone's mouth started watering. They were all eager to taste the pulao. About a hundred people were served the pulao. Just when everyone was about to take the first bite …

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First COVID-19 Vaccination: My Experience

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, with devastating health, social and economic impacts. COVID-19 can cause severe disease and death. Safe and effective vaccines are needed because they protect individuals from becoming ill. It’s not a guarantee but it will definitely boost your immunity for whatever is to come next. A COVID‑19 vaccine is a vaccine intended to provide acquired immunity against COVID‑19.

International Travel After Lockdown (2020)

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a public health concern, I was wondering how safe it was to travel. Being away from home for 10 months was enough motivation to travel as soon as the travel bubble between India and Iraq was established. RT-PCR test report is a MUST document along with the passport and the airline ticket. Face mask is a compulsory accessory during the journey.

Social Bubble: Welcome Development or Social Nightmare?

Drastically limiting people's contact with others seems to be helping the countries stem the spread of the Coronavirus. But as economies slump, curve flattens, and people become fatigued with restrictions, governments around the world are now facing the challenge of how to ease their citizens out of lockdown without risking a second wave of infections, and …

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Newborns Are Named after the COVID-19 Pandemic

“What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Parents have taken to naming newborns after the coronavirus, apparently unperturbed by the prospect of their children being forever associated with a deadly pandemic. Some new parents giving birth during this …

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Coronavirus: New Blueprint for Bio-terrorism?

The conventional view of the COVID-19 outbreak is that it originated in Wuhan, China, near the most sophisticated Chinese bio-weapons lab and then proceeded into the world from there, leaving people to guess whether it originated in the lab and leaked, came from wild bats or snakes, or came from an exotic meat market. Regardless …

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