Tag: coronavirus

Biden’s Covid Symptoms ‘Have Almost Completely Resolved,’ Doctor Says

Topline President Joe Biden’s doctor said Monday that Biden’s Covid-19 symptoms “have almost completely resolved,” four days after the 79-year-old was diagnosed with the virus. President Joe Biden talks on the phone with his national security team from the Treaty Room in the … [+] residence of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 22, […]

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Manchin Tests Positive For Covid As Senate Dems Prepare For Votes On Same-Sex Marriage, Prescription Drug Costs

Topline West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin (D) is isolating after testing positive for Covid-19 Monday, potentially throwing a wrench in Senate Democrats’ plans to vote this week on bills to codify same-sex marriage and lower prescription drug costs. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) said he will isolate and follow CDC guidelines after testing positive with … […]

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Losing Your Hair And Your Sex Drive: Researchers Find More Symptoms Of Long Covid

Topline Long Covid sufferers endure a wider set of symptoms than previously thought, according to new research published Monday in Nature Medicine, the latest study to shed light on the poorly understood and often debilitating condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Losing hair and libido are among symptoms of Long Covid, researchers found. Getty Images […]

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Covid Patients Should Take An Antiviral Even If They Don’t Have Severe Symptoms, Study Finds

Topline Pfizer’s Covid-19 antiviral Paxlovid and Merck’s coronavirus pill molnupiravir appear to guard against hospitalizations and death even when people aren’t experiencing severe symptoms, a new study found, as the White House continues efforts to make these medications more widely available as Covid cases surge. Tablets of the drug Paxlovid are shown. dpa/picture alliance via […]

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The Right-Wing Media Celebrated Biden’s Covid Diagnosis

That Biden was unwell and perhaps even demented similarly received a great deal of attention on the right, even in its newsier corners. Fox News’s midday programming flashed graphic after graphic about the 79-year-old president’s various comorbidities. A Thursday gaffe in which Biden said he had contracted cancer also received a great deal of attention, […]

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Prayers Up: Notable Black Folks Who Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

UPDATED: 11:15 a.m. ET, July 19, 2022 A major coronavirus wave is sweeping across parts of the country, thanks to the uber-contagious BA.5 variant that public health officials claim is responsible for the surge. And yes, statistics show that COVID-19 is still disproportionately affecting Black people. The combination of the above has resulted in two […]

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