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COVID-19 survivors share their harrowing tales

The virus is unlike anything many people have ever experienced.

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  • The public Facebook group, Survivor Corps, is a place where long haulers and survivors congregate.
  • Months after recovering from COVID-19, some are suffering from joint pain, hair loss, and cognitive issues.
  • These cautionary tales are important in a county where many remain skeptical over the dangers of this virus.
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Russia claims world's first COVID-19 vaccine but skepticism abounds

President Vladimir Putin announces approval of Russia's coronavirus vaccine but scientists warn it may be unsafe.

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  • Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday that a COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in Russia.
  • Scientists around the world are worried that the vaccine is unsafe and that Russia fast-tracked the vaccine without performing the necessary phase 3 trials.
  • To date, Russia has had nearly 900,000 registered cases of coronavirus.
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    New research shows that a 'cheat day' might not be that bad

    The study was only conducted with already healthy men, however.

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    • A new study at the University of Bath found that binge eating on occasion doesn't have major metabolic consequences.
    • 14 healthy young men were instructed to eat pizza until full or to keep going until they couldn't eat another bite.
    • Their blood sugar levels were similar to having eaten normally and blood lipids levels were only slightly higher than normal.
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    Autopsies of COVID-19 patients reveal surprising effects of heart damage

    The information could influence future treatments.

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    • LSU Health New Orleans pathologists conducted autopsies on 22 patients that died of the novel coronavirus.
    • The team discovered that damage is not typical inflammation of the heart, as is common with myocarditis.
    • These research findings could have implications in treating COVID-19.
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    The sun is setting on unsustainable long-haul, short-stay tourism — regional travel bubbles are the future

    The trans-Tasman and Pacific bubbles will likely be among the first safe international travel zones in the world.

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    Unprecedented border closures and the domestic lockdown have paralysed New Zealand's $40.9 billion a year tourism industry.
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