Immunosuppression Prevalence Doubled, Linked To Medication Use And COVID: Experts


FRIDAY, FEB 23, 2024 – Authored by Marina Zhang via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Between 2013 and 2021, rates of immunosuppression in adults have doubled, according to estimates from a Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) research letter. In 2021, an estimated 6.6 percent of U.S. adults were immunosuppressed. “This rate of immunosuppression was […]

How The COVID Virus Defends Itself From The Human Immune System


JAN 27, 2024 Authored by Amie Dahnke via The Epoch Times  Just how was the COVID-19 coronavirus so successful? The question has eluded scientists and medical professionals since the novel virus swept the globe in 2020, infecting over 700 million people and killing almost 7 million, according to official accounts. Now, a German research team believes […]

Long COVID: major findings, mechanisms and recommendations


Hannah E. Davis, , Lisa McCorkell, Julia Moore Vogel, Eric J. Topol Nature Reviews Microbiology volume 21, pages133–146 (2023)Cite this article Abstract Long COVID is an often debilitating illness that occurs in at least 10% of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections. More than 200 symptoms have been identified with impacts on multiple organ systems. At least 65 million individuals […]

New chronic Covid study offers insight into which immunocompromised patients are most at risk


By Elizabeth Cooney Jan. 24, 2024 Reprints You’ve heard of long Covid, a condition in which the acute infection subsides but troubling symptoms persist. Less well known is chronic Covid: The virus just doesn’t leave, sometimes staying in patients’ bodies long enough to mutate into new variants. This happens to people whose immune systems are compromised, whether […]

Covid-19 has changed and so has our immunity. Here’s how to think about risk from the virus now


By Brenda Goodman, CNN August 28, 2023 Experts say it’s less risky to catch Covid-19 than it used to be, but there are still good reasons not to treat it casually. Daly and Newton/The Image Bank RF/Getty ImagesCNN —  Covid-19 was never just another cold. We knew it was going to stick around and keep changing to try to […]

Why Loss of Smell Can Persist After COVID-19


Research suggests that long-term smell loss is linked to an ongoing immune response in the nose By DUKE HEALTH NEWS OFFICE  Research This article is part of Harvard Medical School’s continuing coverage of COVID-19. New research has provided important insight into why some people fail to fully regain their sense of smell even months after recovering from COVID-19. […]

Pfizer mRNA Vaccine Makes ‘Aberrant Proteins’, Experts Concerned About Autoimmunity Events


DEC 15, 2023 – Authored by Marina Zhang via The Epoch Times There may be around a 1 in 10 chance that Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccines will not generate spike proteins but something else, a new Cambridge study finds, raising concerns about autoimmune response among experts. The study authors found that 8 percent of the time, […]

COVID-19 Can Remain Undetected In Lungs For 18 Months: Study


DEC 14, 2023 – Authored by Amie Dahnke via The Epoch Times  The COVID-19 virus can remain in the lungs for months after an individual has been infected—even though it may be undetected by over-the-counter (OTC) tests, a new study finds. The findings, established by a research team from the Institut Pasteur in France and […]

People with Long COVID May Still Have Spike Proteins in Their Blood


A possible biomarker for long COVID suggests some people with the condition never fully cleared the virus BY SASHA WARREN, Epidemiology; Scientific American The now infamous condition long COVID presents as a wide range of symptoms—everything from persistent chest pains to rashes, pins and needles, and brain fog. Doctors can diagnose long COVID by speaking to […]

DNA Contamination In COVID-19 Vaccines May Explain Rise In Cancers, Clots, Autoimmune Diseases: Pathology


OV 29, 2023 – Authored by Tom Ozimek and Jan Jekielek via The Epoch Times  Clinical pathologist Dr. Ryan Cole has said that DNA contamination in some COVID-19 vaccines may be related to an increase in cancers, micro-clotting, and autoimmune diseases. “My big concern is the fact that billions of people across the earth have received […]