Issue #27

“The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.”

Albert Einstein

Detrimental effects of COVID-19 in the brain and therapeutic options for long COVID: The role of Epstein–Barr virus and the gut–brain axisMolecular Psychiatry

Long covid: nearly half of doctors affected can no longer work full time, finds surveyThe BMJ

Plasma proteome of Long-COVID patients indicates HIF-mediated vasculo-proliferative disease with impact on brain and heart functionJournal of Translational Medicine

The immunology of long COVIDNature Reviews Immunology

Genome-wide Association Study of Long COVIDmedRxiv preprint

Determinants of the Onset and Prognosis of the Post-COVID-19 Condition: A 2-Year Prospective Cohort StudyThe Lancet

Chronic inflammation, neutrophil activity, and autoreactivity splits long COVIDNature Communications

Gastrointestinal symptoms of long COVID-19 related to the ectopic colonization of specific bacteria that move between the upper and lower alimentary tract and alterations in serum metabolitesBMC Medicine

The effects of COVID-19 on cognitive performance in a community-based cohort: a COVID symptom study biobank prospective cohort studyeClinical Medicine


Rare link between coronavirus vaccines and Long Covid–like illness starts to gain acceptanceScience

Majority of Patients With Long COVID Meet Criteria for POTSContagion Live

New Insights Into Long COVID Point To Damage To The Vagus NerveForbes

Long COVID Symptom Similar to That of the Flu, SepsisManaged Healthcare Executive

Is There A Long COVID Phenotype?American Council on Science and Health

POTS and Long COVID: A Dizzying Partnership – Psychology Today

‘I’m still suffering from long Covid after 3 years – I’m exhausted by midday, forget my wife’s name and have abandoned plans to move’MyLondon

Does the microbiome hold the key to chronic fatigue syndrome?The Guardian

Long Covid forces Harpenden businessman into early retirementBBC News

AIM ImmunoTech Enrolls and Doses First Subject in Phase 2 Study Evaluating Ampligen® for the Treatment of Post-COVID ConditionsBioSpace

Gene linked to long COVID found in analysis of thousands of patientsNature

Personal digital program improves outcomes in long COVID, autoimmune diseaseHealio

Q&A: One GP’s lived experience with long COVIDNewsGP

Researchers in New Zealand to launch long-COVID registryBioSpectrum

Blood Plasma Proteins Could Aid Long CovidPharmacy Times

‘No one is talking about it’: the cruelty of long Covid in the global southThe Guardian

Northwestern Medicine has treated 4,000 long COVID-19 patients: Here’s what it has learnedBecker’s Hospital Review

Inside the UK’s Long Covid Rehabilitation ClinicsBloomberg

Traveling with Long COVIDLonely Planet

These Factors Increase the Risk of “Long COVID” in ChildrenContagion

Scientists Are Just Beginning to Understand COVID-19’s Effect On the BrainTIME

Long COVID—unravelling a complex conditionThe Lancet – Respiratory Medicine

Imperial and Visible launch app-based health studies into Long COVIDImperial College London

‘Brain fog’ of long Covid comparable to ageing 10 years, study findsThe Guardian

1 in 5 Kids Had Long COVID Symptoms Months After InfectionUS News


Reducing the risk of Long COVID after COVID infectionTwitter @JessicaLexicus

5 Celebs Who Struggled With Long CovidYouTube

Efficacy of Stellate Ganglion BlockTwitter @morganstephensa

Of those who self-reported long COVID (10 April to 12 June 2023), weakness or tiredness was the most common symptom reported (60%), followed by shortness of breath (48%), muscle ache (42%), difficulty concentrating (37%), joint pain (34%)Twitter @ONS (Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Podcast: Studying How to Treat, Identify Long COVID: CU Anschutz Takes the LeadUniversity of Colorado

Video: What New Northwestern Research Says About Long COVIDPBS


New online resource for long COVID: information, strategies and moreSask Today


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