‘This study found that in patients who had recovered from COVID-19, 87.4% reported persistence of at least 1 symptom, particularly fatigue and dyspnea.’ Two months after ‘recovery’! (via Megan Ranney MD, https://twitter.com/meganranney/status/1285354398265282563)
Picture the widespread availability of a simple, cheap, at-home Covid test that produces quick results. Perhaps a strip of paper like a pregnancy test. Everyone in the country takes it daily. It would stop this virus in its tracks.An excellent summary of the Michael Mina, et al, paper (and TWiV discussion).
If we want school to reopen safely in this school year, here’s what it will take: community outbreak control, extensive changes to school operations to limit infection risk (and the money to support such changes), flexibility, and transparency — in that order.
‘Sarah Cohodes on Twitter: “Ok, so no one asked me (well @mathteacherjedi sort of did) what I thought the best plan for reopening schools was. And I haven’t said anything about this, because it’s not my direct area of expertise. 1/”‘