So you never got Covid, but a lot of others did. What are the possible explanations?

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So you never got Covid, but a lot of others did. What are the possible explanations?

Many people who live in New York, a Covid hotspot from the beginning of the pandemic, seem never to have been infected. That’s true for a number of people in other places too. As Lauren Mechling, a Brooklyn writer,  tweeted recently, “To my fellow nyc humans who have never knowingly gotten Covid, what is the […]

Long Covid has many faces: What is it anyway? Some taxonomies of the illness.

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Long Covid has many faces: What is it anyway? Some taxonomies of the illness.

It’s been a puzzle since the beginning: What is long Covid anyway? Who has it and who doesn’t? At the beginning of the pandemic, people who didn’t die or get well right away were relegated to some “not really” status – people (including doctors and spouses) refused to believe that they hadn’t gotten well. Friends […]