Glass Wings Blog: Coronavirus

‘Greed is amoral’: how Wall Street supermen cashed in on pandemic misery and chaos
1,374 Days: My life with long Covid
A COVID inquiry has been announced. But is COVID still a thing? Do I need a booster?
‘A death sentence’: More than 600 people die after catching COVID in hospital
A global wastewater surveillance program could have stopped the spread of COVID-19, Northeastern researcher says
A next-generation intranasal trivalent MMS vaccine induces durable and broad protection against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern
A pandemic that won’t go away – as COVID enters its 5th year, NZ needs a realistic strategy
A Postal Worker Begged for Stronger COVID-19 Protections. She Ended Up Spending Six Weeks in the Hospital.
A silver lining from the pandemic: how lockdowns helped kids learn the languages their parents speak
A single COVID-19 pandemic or multiple SARS pandemics?
A Systematic Review Of COVID-19 Misinformation Interventions: Lessons Learned
ACIPC Position Statement: Current and Continuing impact of COVID-19
Aggressive measures in COVID early years credited for saving thousands of lives
Almost one-in-five suffering from long COVID
An interview with Arijit Chakravarty on ending of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Part 1
Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 transmission in a university classroom based on real human close contact behaviors
Anthony Fauci on Australia’s COVID response, AI and the next pandemic
Are you ready to mask up? Health concerns as flu, COVID-19 cases rising
As Covid Spread, a Strain of Flu Disappeared. Now Scientists Say a Second Could Go Too
As New Zealand CBDs evolve post-pandemic, repurposing old or empty spaces should be on the drawing board
Australia experiencing a COVID ‘wave on wave’
Australia is on track to have easily double the local death toll of Spanish Flu, with Covid
Australian government, media silent on last COVID wave that killed one thousand people
Australia’s drug regulator received two hoax reports of children dying from Covid vaccines
BA.2.86 shows just how risky slacking off on COVID monitoring is
“Back to Normal” Pandemic Policies Are Harming Those Most in Need of Protection
Beyond breathing: How COVID-19 affects your heart, brain and other organs
‘Brain fog’ from long Covid has measurable impact, study suggests
Burnet Oration: Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly urges action for long COVID treatment
Canberrans urged to be cautious as eighth COVID wave sweeps nation
CDC greenlights two updated COVID-19 vaccines, but how will they fare against the latest variants? 5 questions answered
Changing Australia’s approach to managing COVID-19 pandemic may help reduce burden on health system
Childhood immunization begins recovery after COVID-19 backslide
China is pumping out carbon emissions as if COVID never happened. That’s bad news for the climate crisis
China's 'batwoman' scientist warns another coronavirus outbreak is 'highly likely'
Chinese woman jailed for reporting on Covid in Wuhan to be freed after four years
Column: These ‘experts’ sold the U.S. on a disastrous COVID plan, and never paid a professional price
Common diabetes drug metformin could protect against long COVID
Community care where? Nonprofit COVID-19 denial–The mass disabling elephant in the room
Comparison of post-acute sequelae following hospitalization for COVID-19 and influenza
The Coronavirus Still Doesn’t Care About Your Feelings
Costly invite? Scientists hit with massive bills after speaking at COVID-19 ‘webinars’
Could gut fungi be linked to severe COVID? What to make of new research findings
COVID barely gets a mention these days – here’s why that’s a dangerous situation
Covid Data Log
Covid deaths are on the rise again, so what happens? Mask-wearing in hospitals is scrapped
Covid hasn’t gone away so where’s the plan?
COVID infections are causing drops in IQ and years of brain aging, studies suggest
Covid is evolving – but the UK is not doing enough to evolve with it
COVID Is ‘Still a Pandemic,’ WHO Leader Says
COVID is surging in Australia – and only 1 in 5 older adults are up to date with their boosters
COVID Isn’t Going Anywhere. Masking Up Could Save My Life.
Covid: It's That Bad
COVID levels are so high, they’re hovering near 2020’s initial peak, as the WHO urges those at high risk to take any booster they can get their hands on
COVID levels are up to 19 times higher than reported, WHO says as it warns of the potential dangers of repeat reinfection: ‘We don’t know everything about this virus’
Covid linked to deadly diseases, Parkinsons, Alzheimers, bowel disease
The Covid mask rules of Victoria’s major hospitals revealed, as state battles worsening wave
Covid numbers increase across Australia in alarming sign before winter
COVID orphans face grief and poverty as world moves on
COVID proved the therapeutic potential of RNA technology – making it more available is the next goal
Covid Safe Furs
COVID Safety For Schools
Covid Taught Us a Lot. The CDC Now Wants Us to Forget It.
COVID vaccines saved at least 1.4 million lives in Europe, WHO says
COVID wave: what’s the latest on antiviral drugs, and who is eligible in Australia?
COVID-19 cases in the NT a worry for Indigenous health group
COVID-19 is over? Says WHO?
COVID-19 linked to long-lasting cognitive deficits, study finds
The COVID-19 pandemic has left millions disabled, including many of us with HIV—It’s time to fight for disability justice
COVID-19 Reinfections Are Further Disabling People With Long COVID
The COVID-safe strategies Australian scientists are using to protect themselves from the virus
Create a nationwide COVID billboard campaign
Dad appalled Uber Eats driver working while sick with Covid
Daniel has Long COVID. It has cost him more than $100,000
DataViz of Australian COVID-19 Vaccinations and other related statistics
Democracy Sausage: Does Australia need a new COVID-19 strategy?
Democrats Can’t Keep Ignoring Covid in 2024
Descriptive norms caused increases in mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Dutch Recession, The End of American Pandemic Savings, and Why One House Survived the Hawaii Fires
The EG.5 COVID variant is spiking in the U.S. Is it time to mask up?
The eighth COVID-19 wave is here. Could catching it trigger Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or autoimmune disorders?
The emergence of JN.1 is an evolutionary ‘step change’ in the COVID pandemic. Why is this significant?
'Endemic' SARS-CoV-2 and the death of public health
Every COVID Infection Increases Your Risk of Long COVID, Study Warns
Experts call for comprehensive mitigation strategy for Covid-19, RSV & influenza – Expert Reaction
Factory farms of disease: how industrial chicken production is breeding the next pandemic
Four years on: the career costs for scientists battling long COVID
Fresh COVID wave threatens Christmas for third year in a row
From COVID to climate: Queensland’s new emissions pledge shows state governments are once again leading change
From COVID to gastro, why are cruise ships such hotbeds of infection?
From diagnosis to services and support: how Australia’s long COVID response is falling short
Governments urged to end the neglect of long COVID prevention and treatment
GPs vaccination efforts 'vital' to curbing COVID hospital admissions
Honesty About Covid is Essential for Progress
How both health and safety are compromised for people living with long COVID and intimate partner violence
How did we get Covid so disastrously wrong?
How do we halt the next pandemic? Be kind to critters like bats, says a new paper
How evasive and transmissible is the newest omicron offshoot, BA.2.86, that causes COVID-19? 4 questions answered
How governments are (still) failing the public on COVID control
How long does immunity last after a COVID infection?
How Repeat Covid Infections Can Harm Your Health
How Risky Are Repeat COVID Infections? What We Know So Far
How the press manufactured consent for never-ending COVID reinfections
How to Hide a Pandemic
How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About Covid
Huge, FREE covid safety resource list
Human-to-lion COVID transmission confirmed: Singapore study rings alarm bells for endangered species
Hundreds of patients died after catching COVID in Victorian hospitals, new data shows
I have COVID. How likely am I to get long COVID?
I lost my sense of smell after Covid. Here’s what I’ve learned about life without it
Immediate action is needed to reduce Hospital Acquired COVID-19 Infections and deaths
Impact of Long COVID on productivity and informal caregiving
In Cleveland and beyond researchers begin to unravel the mystery of long COVID-19
Infectivity of exhaled SARS-CoV-2 aerosols is sufficient to transmit covid-19 within minutes
Institutional COVID denial has killed public health as we knew it. Prepare to lose several centuries of progress.
Is It Dangerous to Keep Getting COVID-19?
It’s 4 years since the first COVID case in Australia. Here’s how our pandemic experiences have changed over time
It’s not the quarantine that made so many other diseases surge: It’s the COVID
"Learning to live with COVID" means upgrading air quality, now
Lighting up Long Covid
Lives saved by public health restrictions over the Victorian COVID-19 Delta variant epidemic wave, Aug-Nov 2021
Long Covid and the Economy: There Is Money in Prevention
Long COVID could be caused by the virus lingering in the body. Here’s what the science says
Long covid debuts on ME/CFS registry
Long covid has derailed my life. Make no mistake: It could yours, too.
Long COVID is devastating and far from rare. As infections rise again, why are we still ignoring it?
Long Covid Is Real. Now the Evidence Is Piling Up.
The long Covid nightmare is far from over, especially for women of color
Long COVID patients need scientific ambition, not defeatism
Long COVID Persists as a Mass Disabling Event
Long COVID Rate in Africa Is Almost 50% of Cases, Researchers Warn
Long COVID stemmed from mild cases of COVID-19 in most people
Long COVID symptoms can improve, but their resolution is slow and imperfect
Long covid: the doctors’ lives destroyed by an illness they caught while doing their jobs
Long COVID will take your health, your wealth — then it will come for your marriage
Long COVID’s Impact on Patients, Workers, & Society: A review
Long-term outcomes following hospital admission for COVID-19 versus seasonal influenza: a cohort study
Mackay man put in wheelchair for months by rare case of myelitis likely caused by COVID-19
Many Canadians have had long COVID for almost 4 years. Researchers say there's hope
Mary-Louise McLaws, renowned epidemiologist who helped guide Australia through the pandemic, dies aged 70 from brain tumour
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year—From Covid
Millions of Aussies ruled ineligible for improved COVID vaccines
More than a third of COVID survivors in Italy had persistent symptoms at 2 years
Mounting research shows that COVID-19 leaves its mark on the brain, including with significant drops in IQ scores
MRI study spotlights impact of long COVID on the brain
My Son’s Crushing Long-COVID Journey
New Covid test that can detect virus before aged care staff become infectious
New COVID variant ‘taking off like a rocket’
New large study indicates vaccines protective against long COVID
New malaria vaccine proves highly effective – and COVID shows how quickly it could be deployed
New Zealanders are learning to live with COVID – but does that mean having to pay for protection ourselves?
New Zealand's Covid-19 response saved 20,000 lives - research
Newfound antibodies neutralize all COVID variants, other viruses
Newsletter: COVID still rages, and the Biden administration isn’t helping
The next pandemic? It’s already here for Earth’s wildlife
‘No one is talking about it’: the cruelty of long Covid in the global south
No time for vaccine complacency as COVID and flu cases soar
North Korea: fears of a new famine after three years of COVID isolation and harsh repression
Now we know how COVID attacks your heart
NYC Has Left People With Long COVID Behind
‘On par with cancer and heart disease’: Experts, patients warn Congress about the burden of long COVID as the government blows through $1.15 billion without finding a cure
Opinion: Long COVID is debilitating to me and 65 million other people. Where is the urgency to treat it?
Opinion: This is a pandemic of attrition
Opinion: U.S. faces biggest COVID wave since omicron. Why are we ignoring?
Our model suggests that global deaths remain 5% above pre-covid forecasts
Over half of eligible aged care residents are yet to receive their COVID booster. And winter is coming
Pain, fatigue, fuzzy thinking: How long COVID disrupts the brain
The Pandemic As Spectacle
The Pandemic Isn’t Over
Pandemic Resistance Inc.
Pandemic Roundup: 2023 year in review
The pandemic’s true death toll
People with hypermobility may be more prone to long Covid, study suggests
Policy experts, scientists, disability groups urge Biden to address the Long Covid crisis
Political support for surveillance of Covid waning in Australia despite ‘waves of mutations’, scientists say
Post-Covid, post-bankruptcy Hertz is all-in on electric, with big implications for the EV, auto and rideshare market
Predicted risk of heart failure pandemic due to persistent SARS-CoV-2 infection using a three-dimensional cardiac model
Prof Danny Altmann: the burden of long COVID
Protecting yourself from COVID-19 these days is hard. And it comes at a cost.
Reality bites for COVID tree-changers called back to city offices
Real-time environmental surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 aerosols
Removing antimicrobial resistance from the WHO’s ‘pandemic treaty’ will leave humanity extremely vulnerable to future pandemics
Reporting on Long Covid Taught Me to Be a Better Journalist
Researchers discover that COVID-19 can cause brain cells to fuse
Rise of drug-resistant superbugs could make Covid pandemic look ‘minor’, expert warns
Rising Australian ballet star's ongoing nine-month battle with long COVID
Running Cover for Death: Pandemic Minimizers Normalize an Inhumane Baseline
SARS-CoV-2 airborne infection probability estimated by using indoor carbon dioxide
SARS-CoV-2 infection triggers pro-atherogenic inflammatory responses in human coronary vessels
SARS-CoV-2 serosurvey of healthy, privately owned cats presenting to a New York City animal hospital in the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic (2020-2021)
Scientists Are Decoding Long Covid Immunology
Scientists whose work enabled mRNA Covid vaccine win medicine Nobel prize
Scottish Children’s Futures Are At Risk as Long Covid Takes Hold
Second Infection Hikes Long COVID Risk: Expert Q&A
Shingles cases are increasing in New South Wales. Experts say COVID might be why
Solving the puzzle of Long Covid
Steve Kirsch’s “mother of all revelations” about the “deadliness” of COVID-19 vaccines goes poof
Study: 1 in 6 kids have persistent COVID symptoms for 3 months after infection
Study: Kids with COVID but no symptoms play key role in household spread
Study mapping how SARS-CoV-2 disrupts mitochondria suggests a cause for long Covid
Study reveals how SARS-CoV-2 alters mitochondria, leading to energy outages and organ failure
Study shows dogs can detect COVID-19 faster, better than most PCR tests
Taranaki healthcare staff volunteer to help colleagues with Long Covid
Tess Finch Lee: Children are not immune to Covid, so we must pull out all the stops to protect them
There are new scientific insights into long Covid – but political will is waning
There’s a Huge Covid Surge Right Now and Nobody Is Talking About It
Thousands of seniors are still dying of Covid-19. Do we not care anymore?
Three passengers with Covid on board cruise ship grounded off Greenland
Too many patients are catching COVID in Australian hospitals, doctors say. So why are hospitals rolling back precautions?
Tuberculosis response recovering from pandemic but accelerated efforts needed to meet new targets
UK less prepared for pandemic than pre-Covid, former vaccine chief warns
Unmitigated COVID is overwhelming hospital systems- globally.
The US Center for Disease Control proposes to scrap its five-day COVID-19 isolation recommendations. What are the rules in Australia?
US homelessness up 12% to highest reported level as rents soar and coronavirus pandemic aid lapses
The U.S. is facing the biggest COVID wave since Omicron. Why are we still playing make-believe?
Use of antiviral may be fuelling evolution of Covid, scientists say
Vaccination Dramatically Lowers Long COVID Risk
Vaccination, testing, clean air: COVID hasn’t gone away – here’s where Australia needs to do better
Vaccine hesitancy is one of the greatest threats to global health – and the pandemic has made it worse
Ventilation Should Be A Larger Focus In Our Fight Against Covid-19
Wait goes on for effective long Covid treatments
Wanting to ‘move on’ is natural – but women’s pandemic experiences can’t be lost to ‘lockdown amnesia’
We are in denial about the huge consequences of long COVID on Canadians’ health
We Finally Know What Drives Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (and Long-Covid)
We followed 14 ‘long haulers’ for 3 months. Here’s what they told us about living with long COVID
We ignored AIDS. Let’s not repeat the mistake on long COVID
We Need Pandemic Solidarity: A Blueprint for the Long Future
We need to talk about covid and pets
We’re in a new COVID wave. What can we expect this time?
We’re in another COVID wave. But it’s not like the others
West Aussies should prepare to get COVID three times a year, warns leading expert
What are the new COVID booster vaccines? Can I get one? Do they work? Are they safe?
What Did We Learn From Covid?
What do we know about covid-19’s effects on the gut?
What do we know about long COVID in kids? And what do I do if I think my child has it?
What happens in our body when we encounter and fight off a virus like the flu, SARS-CoV-2 or RSV?
What is POTS? And how is it related to long COVID?
What long COVID taught me: How to help a friend with chronic illness
What SARS-CoV-2 Does to the Body (2nd Edition, July 2023)
What’s JN.1? Meet the new COVID-19 variant doubling hospitalisations
When to expect our next COVID-19 wave — and what could cause cases to spike
The WHO has declared Eris a ‘variant of interest’. How is it different from other Omicron variants?
WHO’s Top Covid Expert Warns of Gaping Holes in Virus Fight
Why does COVID-19 cause brain fog? Scientists may finally have an answer.
Why more needs to be done to reduce COVID-19 transmission in health and aged care settings
Why scrapping the term ‘long COVID’ would be harmful for people with the condition
Why So Quiet about Long COVID?
Why this Covid-19 variant is landing patients in hospital in NSW, Qld and Victoria
With COVID surging, should I wear a mask?
Wollongong researcher Stuart Tan finds majority of study participants still struggle with long COVID
You’ve heard of long COVID, but did you know there might also be a long cold?
"Zombie" COVID-19 fragments linger for some, causing severe disease outcomes, new research reveals
Zoos SA leads landmark study to protect vulnerable animals against Covid
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