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Around 90% of people living with long COVID initially experienced only mild illness with COVID-19, according to a new study across multiple countries.
Omicron is the current variant of concern and its continued dominance can largely be explained by its increased capacity to spread between people.
Around 52% of people who contract COVID suffer from sleep disturbances, often in the form of insomnia. Problems may persist even after recovery.
Top economy stories: Fed agrees to slow interest rates; COVID-19 hits China’s services sector; Eurozone business activity contracted less than initially thought.
Long COVID can affect children and young people even after a mild infection - but there are ways to manage the symptoms for better quality of life.
The microbiome is made up of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi and viruses that live in the gut and significantly impact our health and wellbeing.
Three years in, COVID-19 trends are still difficult to predict, says an expert - and the next stages of the pandemic will be influenced by people’s behaviour.
At least 41% of US adults experienced high levels of psychological distress at least once since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey shows.
Top stories in health this week: A drop in COVID alertness could trigger new variant, WHO warns; US witnesses highest flu hospitalizations in a decade and almost 1 million stillbirths can...
Labour shortages have been on the rise in a number of advanced economies. Various policy options can be considered to make jobs more attractive, say experts.
Immunologists are studying the body's ability to use nutrients at a cellular level to predict disease response and severity. It could help with treatments
The rise of remote working has cut commuter numbers to some areas, and these places are now seeing notable declines in spending, according to a new survey.