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What to do when having difficulty breathing due to Covid sequelae?

Breathing exercises such as abdominal breathing, chest breathing, pursed lips breathing or physical therapy practice are considered effective therapies to help improve post-Covid dyspnea. Doctor, Doctor Nguyen Nhu Vinh (Head of Respiratory Function Investigation Department, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City) said that when suffering from respiratory diseases such as asthma, […]

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Pfizer says Covid-19 pill works for Omicron

AmericaPharmaceutical company Pfizer on January 18 said that the Covid-19 treatment pill Paxlovid was effective against the Omicron strain. According to Pfizer, three laboratory studies show that the main ingredient in its antiviral drug is nirmatrelvir, an inhibitor that prevents the virus from replicating, is effective against the Omicron variant. The scientists tested nirmatrelvir against […]

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Feeling ‘abandoned’ amid the Covid wave

HanoiMr. Thang, 34 years old, in Lang Ha, has been waiting for many days for a call from the local health care provider for instructions on Covid treatment but no response. Before that, he tested himself quickly, the result was positive. He looked for the phone number of the ward to report, and was provided […]

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Omicron could be ‘natural vaccine’

Research by scientists from South Africa, the US and the UK shows that antibodies produced during Omicron infection can protect people from Delta and other mutations. If there are more works with similar results, experts say the future pandemic scenario will be less dire. Omicron could be the “natural vaccine” against the Delta wave and […]

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Fear of sequelae than fear of Covid

HanoiMany people have the mentality that if they have been vaccinated, they “will not die” if they get infected, only worrying about the after-effects of Covid-19 affecting their health later. Ms. Thuy Linh (in Ba Dinh district), is 8 months pregnant, her belly is too big, she wants to work from home, only going out […]