- A symptom that might seem benign could indicate that a person who has already beaten COVID-19 is developing a scary, potentially deadly coronavirus complication.
- Adults are also at risk of developing the same multisystem inflammatory syndrome that has been seen in children who survived COVID-19.
- People who develop a skin rash a few weeks after clearing the COVID-19 infection might need immediate medical attention for a condition called MIS-A.
How Are Americans Catching the Virus? Increasingly, ‘They Have No Idea’ – The New York Times
New outbreaks used to be traced back to crowded factories and rowdy bars. But now, the virus is so widespread not even health officials are able to keep up.
Now, though, any sense of control has vanished. Active cases of Covid-19 have quadrupled since the beginning of October to 912 in Grand Forks County, and about half the people contacted by the health department say they are not sure how they became infected.
People are realizing that you can get it anywhere, said Kailee Leingang, a 21-year-old nursing student who also works as a state contact tracer in Grand Forks. Even Ms. Leingang has fallen ill, along with several of her colleagues. She traces…
Add vitamin D to bread and milk to help fight Covid, urge scientists – The Guardian
Widespread deficiency shows current guidance on supplements is failing
Scientists are calling for ministers to add vitamin D to common foods such as bread and milk to help the fight against Covid-19.
Up to half the UK population has a vitamin D deficiency, and government guidance that people should take supplements is not working, according to a group convened by Dr Gareth Davies, a medical physics researcher at Imperial College London.
Low levels of vitamin D, which our bodies produce in response to strong sunlight, may lead to a greater risk of catching the coronavirus…
Austria orders curfew, shutting restaurants to fight COVID … – Thomson Reuters Foundation
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/AUSTRIA (URGENT):Austria orders curfew, shutting restaurants to fight COVID surge
VIENNA, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Austria on Saturday announced a nighttime curfew and the closure of restaurants to all but take-away service as coronavirus infections approach what the government says is an unsustainable level for its hospital system.
The restrictions including a curfew from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. will apply as of Tuesday, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told a news conference, adding that shops would remain open. (Reporting by Francois Murphy; Editing by Angus MacSwan)
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