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A 9-year-old who’s been battling coronavirus for 6 months says the illness is a big deal

“Kids, I’m sorry to say this, but it is a big deal. It will hurt,” Eli told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Monday. “You just got to face the truth: Sometimes you’re not OK.” Eli and his father, Jonathan Lipman, are among a growing population of people who have been deemed “long haulers” — people who… Read More »

India asks social media firms to remove reference to ‘Indian variant’ of coronavirus

The World Health Organisation said on May 11 that the coronavirus variant B.1.617, first identified in India last year, was being classified as a variant of global concern. The Indian government a day later issued a statement saying media reports using the term “Indian Variant” were without any basis, saying the WHO had classified the… Read More »

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson could lay out terms of UK’s public Covid inquiry today

Boris Johnson announces full public inquiry into Covid response will launch in Spring next year – vowing it will put the Government ‘under the microscope’ and ‘learn lessons’ with evidence ‘in public and under oath’ Boris Johnson has announced public inquiry into Covid should start next Spring   It will dive into No10’s response to the… Read More »

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »