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22-year-old COVID ‘long hauler’ fights symptoms 11 months after infection

DENVER (KDVR) – A healthy endurance athlete and thriving college student, Harper Powell’s life was drastically changed by COVID-19 almost a year ago. “It’s been scary at times, and it’s been frustrating, on the whole,” Powell said. The now 22-year-old studied abroad in early 2020. She fell ill in February, just as coronavirus made headlines around the world. “I did …

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10,000 Riverside County coronavirus vaccination appointments fill up in 32 minutes – again – Press Enterprise

An additional 10,000 appointments to be vaccinated against COVID-19 at Riverside County clinics were completed within 32 minutes on Saturday, January 23rd. County officials plan to make more appointments in the middle of next week and more each week thereafter when the county knows how many doses of the coronavirus vaccine it will receive in the coming week, county spokeswoman …

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7 strategies for restorative rest

Poor sleep has been accused of increased stress, weight gain, a decrease in our ability to be creative and a decreased ability to solve problems. For those people who get the recommended amount of sleep but still feel tired, however, it is possible that we do not rest our bodies and minds in the ways necessary to restore them. “I …

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Colchicine, an anti-rheumatic drug, shows preliminary promise of Covid-19

ONE press release from a Canadian research team raised hopes that treating people recently diagnosed with Covid-19 with colchicine, a drug commonly used to treat arthritis, could reduce the risk of having to be hospitalized . But external experts said the data provided was too limited to draw conclusions, leading to discussions about the risk of performing science via press …

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New vaccination site opens in Mountain View Community Center

A new vaccination site with the capacity to deliver up to 5,000 vaccinations a week opened in Mountain View on Friday. The vaccination site at Mountain View Community Center is appointment only and begins services gradually to prevent delays in appointment. Officials say it will quickly run up to give up to 1,000 shots a day. “Convenience is key,” said …

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First reported case of COVID variant found in Washington

January 23, 2021 4:47 PM Emily Oliver Sent: January 23, 2021 4:47 PM SNOHOMISH CO., Wash. – The first cases of the COVID-19 variant, first seen in the UK, have been discovered in Washington, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday. The strains found are linked to two Snohomish County residents and were discovered at the University of Washington Virology …

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San Diego County expands coronavirus vaccinations to 65+

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, California – The state of San Diego has expanded the category of those eligible to receive coronavirus vaccination to those 65 and older. “As I suggested a few weeks ago, the county expected to extend eligibility to people 65 and older the week of January 25 as part of its continued focus on people at greatest risk,” …

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