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Comparing post–COVID-19 symptoms two years after SARS-CoV-2 infection

In a recent study published in JAMA Network Open, researchers compared the presence of post–coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) symptoms among hospitalized and nonhospitalized patients in Spain. Study: Post–COVID-19 Symptoms 2 Years After SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Hospitalized vs Nonhospitalized Patients. Image Credit:…

Myocarditis may be attributable to monkeypox infection

A new study, published in Emerging Infectious Diseases, found that myocardial infiltration could cause myocarditis during monkeypox virus infection. Study: Myocarditis Attributable to Monkeypox Virus Infection in 2 Patients, United States, 2022. Image Credit: Lightspring/Shutterstock The article reported that two monkeypox virus-infected immunocompetent…

Why fatigue from long COVID goes beyond simply feeling tired

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers in the Netherlands examined the role of inflammatory genes, cytotoxic T-lymphocytes (CD8+  T cells), and pro-inflammatory cytokines in long-lasting severe fatigue experienced by a large number of coronavirus disease…

One year later, 40% of patients with COVID pneumonia still had lung problems

A recent study published in the journal Respiratory Research found impaired lung function and dyspnea amongst severe COVID-19 pneumonia survivors one year post-infection. Meanwhile, many COVID-19 patients developed fibrotic-like sequelae as an aftermath of the infection-associated mild or severe pneumonia. ​​​​​​​Study: Lung…