What Is Paxlovid Rebound, and How Common Is It?

[ad_1] When President Joe Biden was diagnosed with COVID, he started taking an oral treatment of the antiviral Paxlovid almost immediately. Four days after finishing the Paxlovid regime and testing negative, however, Biden once again tested positive for COVID—but...

Why COVID Makes So Many of Us Feel Guilty

[ad_1] Why does it feel so hard these days to make decisions? And, in the wake of the COVID pandemic, why do so many of those decisions leave us feeling guilty, whichever path we take? Most of us want to avoid guilt; we are motivated to act in a “prosocial” way, a way...

The Risk of Heart Disease After COVID

[ad_1] In December 2020, a week before cardiologist Stuart Katz was scheduled to receive his first COVID-19 vaccine, he came down with a fever. He spent the next two weeks wracked with a cough, body aches and chills. After months of helping others to weather the...

The New Normal for COVID Calls for a New Narrative

[ad_1] President Joe Biden’s recent bout of COVID drew immediate comparisons with President Donald Trump’s experience. Biden had mild symptoms and worked at his desk, while Trump developed a severe respiratory condition requiring helicopter evacuation and three days...

How Zombies Can Help Prevent the Next Pandemic

[ad_1] Most people know of some of the tools that help us fight pandemics: safe and effective vaccines, antiviral and antibody treatments, and for respiratory infections such as COVID, public-health measures such as masks. But they have overlooked one tool that might...