Information and news related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Why COVID-19 Can Affect the Inner Ear and What That Means For People With Long COVID.

You may already know that having a COVID-19 infection can lead to lung problems or heart problems, especially for those experiencing long Covid. However, new research suggests that COVID-19 can affect the inner ear, as well.

What You Need to Know about the New COVID Antiviral Pills

In the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, we now have a new weapon in our arsenal: two antiviral medications recently authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration. Pfizer, one of the pharmaceutical companies that developed and made available an FDA-approved coronavirus vaccine, has introduced its antiviral pill, Paxlovid.

What Are the Different Types of COVID-19 Tests?

We’re sharing a quick introduction to the types of tests out there currently, as well as when you should get tested for Coronavirus.

Vaccines Plus Prior Infection Provided Best Protection From COVID: Study

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the best ways to protect ourselves has been a hot topic. Wearing masks, social distancing, washing hands, and then – at long last – getting a vaccine were all in our arsenal against COVID-19, but with inconsistent policies and enforcement applied across the country, it was difficult to tell what combination of safety practices offered the best protection – and guidelines and recommendations continued to evolve.

Twofold Increased Risk for Death From COVID-19 in Psych Patients

More than a year into the Coronavirus pandemic, there have been several risk factors known to increase your risk of hospitalization, or even death, from COVID-19. These medical conditions have been mostly physical: diabetes, cancer, and lung disease, for example. However, recently, research has emerged connecting an increased mortality risk and hospitalization from COVID-19 among psych patients.

Memory Problems After COVID-19 May Set The Stage For Alzheimer's

When thinking about the impact of a COVID-19 infection, many consider the damage to the respiratory system. Because of what we’ve learned throughout the pandemic, and what we understand about the way the Coronavirus attacks the pulmonary network, it makes sense that this would come to mind. However, a recent study has emerged analyzing COVID-19’s effect on the brain, as well.