After the Pandemic, Heavy Burdens for a COVID Generation 
Washington Post
Ask anyone who has experienced the lingering maladies of the pandemic, and they'll tell you long COVID is no figment of the imagination. Tiredness, breathlessness, body aches and "brain fog" hang around for millions of people. Read more...

COVID Cases Are Rising Again - Do We Need to Worry? 
Tom Clarke - Sky News
Another wave is on the way as the temperature drops and new variants emerge, as we approach the first winter without restrictions since 2019, how well are we set to cope? Read more...

Nearly Half of COVID Patients Haven't Fully Recovered Months Later, Study Finds 
Benjamin Mueller - The New York Times
A study of tens of thousands of people in Scotland found that one in 20 people who had been sick with Covid reported not recovering at all, and another four in 10 said they had not fully recovered from their infections many months later. Read more...

Puerto Vallarta Airport Says Goodbye to Mandatory Facemask Usage 
Vallarta Daily News
The Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico confirms that the use of face masks at its air terminals in Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta will be optional, not mandatory, as established by the Federal Civil Aviation Agency. Read more...

Five Things About COVID We Still Don't Understand at Our Peril 
Mark Johnson - Washington Post
Unlocking these secrets might arm us with strategies to protect ourselves and stop the next pandemic. Read more...

How Many Times Will You Get COVID? 
Dhruv Khullar - The New Yorker
The original Omicron variant had at least thirty-two mutations on its spike protein and its subvariants have many more. COVID is mutating even faster than the world's dominant flu strain. Read more...

Mexico Eliminates Mandatory Use of Face Masks in Closed Spaces From Its Recent Guidelines 
PVDN
The Government of Mexico presented a document this week that suggests the "non-mandatory" use of face masks in closed spaces in Mexico. Read more...

10 Tips for Co-existing With COVID (And Living a Normal-Ish Life) 
Tara Parker-Pope - Washington Post
Getting on with life doesn't have to mean throwing caution to the wind. COVID is still here, and case counts are on the rise in some communities. We all have to learn to live with COVID. Read more...

Is the Pandemic Actually Over? It's Complicated 
Anthony Fauci - TED
Dr. Anthony Fauci dives into the latest on protecting yourself from the virus, his unwavering faith in science, what he plans to do after retiring - and soak up some hard-won wisdom for the next generation. Read more...

COVID Cases in Decline for 10 Weeks: Deputy Health Minister 
Peter Davies - MND
There's been an emptying out of the nation's COVID wards in recent weeks: only 3% of general care beds and 1% of those with ventilators are currently occupied. Read more...

Advances in Treating the Sickest COVID Patients Have Stalled. Why? 
Jason Mast - STAT+
From January 2020 to February 2021, researchers proved four different effective therapies for patients hospitalized with COVID-19 - a lightning pace for drug research, where progress is often measured in decades. Read more...

COVID-19 in Seniors Linked to Increased Alzheimer's Risk 
Mark Johnson - Washington Post
A study using the electronic health records of more than 6 million Americans over age 65 found those who had COVID-19 ran a greater risk of receiving a new diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease within a year. Read more...

End of COVID Pandemic Is 'In Sight' - WHO Chief Says 
Manas Mishra - Reuters
The world has never been in a better position to end the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, his most optimistic outlook yet on the years-long health crisis which has killed over six million people. Read more...

Jalisco Extends the Mandatory Use of Face Masks in Buses, Airports, and Hospitals 
PVDN
As a result of the downward trend of the indicators, including hospitalization for COVID-19 in Jalisco, the current prevention measures will be extended until the month of October of this year. Read more...

Can Exercise Strengthen Your Immunity to COVID? 
Knvul Sheikh - NYTimes
Recent research suggests that people who work out have stronger resistance to infectious diseases - including COVID - but experts say the findings need to be tested further. Read more...

COVID Forecast: Major Fall Surge Unlikely, but Variants Are a Wild Card 
Joel Achenbach and Lena H. Sun - WAPO
Cold weather favors the coronavirus. But as summer gives way to fall, infectious-disease experts are guardedly optimistic that the spread of COVID-19 this autumn and winter won't be as brutal as in the previous two years of the pandemic. Read more...

Jalisco COVID-19 Vaccination Centers Closing, Demand Down and No Doses Available 
Vallarta Daily News
The Jalisco Ministry of Health reported that as of Saturday, the COVID vaccination centers will close, due to the decrease in the demand for vaccines. Read more...

Mexico Adds 1,212 New Infections of the Virus and Two Deaths on Sunday 
Elizabeth Espinoza - Ruetir
The Secretary of Health (Ssa) reported this Sunday 1,212 infections of COVID-19 what added 7,014,510 total cases. In addition, he reported that two deaths from the disease were recorded, which accumulated 329,390 deceased. Read more...

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