Long-Covid can affect children of all ages, including infants, study shows

Long-Covid can affect children of all ages, including infants, study shows

CNN — Even the littlest children can experience long Covid, according to a large study, one of the first of its kind to include infants and toddlers. The study published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health included 44,000 children in Denmark ranging in ages zero through 14 years old. Of the … Read more

Paxlovid is widely available, but details on who’s getting it are sparse

Paxlovid is widely available, but details on who's getting it are sparse

CNN — Paxlovid, an antiviral treatment for Covid-19, was hailed as a game-changer in the pandemic thanks to its strong performance in lowering the risk of severe disease. Early supply challenges have been overcome in the United States, and the drug is perhaps more important than ever as case counts rise and more contagious variants … Read more

China zero-Covid: 100,000 officials attend emergency State Council meeting to revive economy

China zero-Covid: 100,000 officials attend emergency State Council meeting to revive economy

hong kong CNN Business — China’s cabinet held an emergency meeting with more than 100,000 participants on Wednesday, according to state media, as top leaders urged new measures to stabilize an economy battered by the country’s stringent Covid-19 restrictions. The unexpected video teleconference by the State Council was attended by officials across provincial, city and … Read more

More than 100 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported in 12 countries, including the US

More than 100 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported in 12 countries, including the US

CNN — More cases of a rare disease have been reported worldwide, including in the United States – where one health official said he expects more cases in the days ahead. As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox were under investigation in 12 countries, the World Health Organization said in … Read more

Shanghai declares zero-Covid milestone but residents cast doubt on reopening

Shanghai declares zero-Covid milestone but residents cast doubt on reopening

hong kong CNN — Shanghai officials on Tuesday said they had achieved “zero-Covid at the community level” in what appeared to be a turning point in a heavy-handed and costly campaign to tame an Omicron outbreak – but many residents remain skeptical the city will reopen anytime soon . “Zero-Covid at the community level” means … Read more

More than half of early Covid-19 patients at one hospital had symptoms two years later, study finds

More than half of early Covid-19 patients at one hospital had symptoms two years later, study finds

CNN — Even two years after their initial infection, the majority of people who were hospitalized with Covid-19 early in the pandemic had lingering symptoms, according to a new study that may be one of the longest and largest on record to follow people with long Covid. The study, published Wednesday in The Lancet, found … Read more