Long Covid Justice in the News

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Why Some Experts Suggest Getting a PCR Test, Even if You Already Know You Have Covid-19

TIME / July 28, 2022

Featuring Hannah Davis of the Patient-Led Research Collaborative and Rachel Robles of Body Politic.

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How disabled advocates are working toward justice during Disability Pride Month

Prism/ July 28, 2022

An excellent article on why Disability Pride is not just one month–it’s about commitment to disability justice, featuring Body Politic.

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Long COVID is More Common in Bisexual and Trans People. The Reasons Why Are Complicated

Them / July 27, 2022

JD Davids of Strategies for High Impact discusses healthcare disparities in queer and trans communities.

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Your Long COVID Questions, Answered

KQED / July 27, 2022

Angela Vázquez of Body Politic joins Eric Topol to discuss a recent Nature study on Long COVID.

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Fears of more long COVID, a ‘mass disabling event‘ as variants rip through California

LA Times / July 26, 2022

Featuring Hannah Davis of the Patient-Led Research Collaborative.

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How to Dismantle Systemic Ableism, According to Disabled People

DAME / July 25, 2022

Angela Vázquez of Body Politic shares thoughts on how policy change, financial investments, and allyship can help long-haulers in need.

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Advocates for long Covid patients express latest frustration with federal response

NBC News / July 20, 2022

Featuring Kristin Urquiza of Marked by COVID on reactions to a recent White House briefing.

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Assessing the HIV Community’s Needs and Concerns About Long COVID

Poz / June 30, 2022

A summary of our work resourcing the HIV community for the current pandemic.

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America Is Sliding Into the Long Pandemic Defeat

The Atlantic / June 28, 2022

Ed Yong’s latest on the people fighting against government inaction, featuring Kristin Urquiza of Marked by COVID, Lisa McCorkell of the Patient-Led Research Collaborative, and other orgs from our Strategy Circle.

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Thousands of Students Will Face Long COVID. Schools Need to Plan Now

EducationWeek / June 20, 2022

An excellent piece on the challenges facing students with Long COVID and the need to prepare, featuring JD Davids of Strategies for High Impact.

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Queer and Disabled People Desire Connection, Intimacy, and Sex in the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

The Body / May 20, 2022

Featuring JD Davids of Strategies for High Impact on the importance of sex and intimacy for chronically ill and disabled people.

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‘This isn’t just gonna go away’: Long COVID is crashing the retirement hopes of many Americans

Market Watch / May 19, 2022

Featuring JD Davids of Strategies for High Impact on financial issues facing Covid-19 long-haulers.

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How to get insurance coverage for long COVID as federal benefits get ready to expire

Gothamist / May 15, 2022

Karyn Bishof of the Covid-19 Longhauler Advocacy Project shares her story, and tips for navigating insurance coverage and federal benefits.

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image c. Getty; Shuran Huang / The New York Times / Redux
Could Paxlovid Treat Long COVID?

The Atlantic / May 10, 2022

Featuring Angela Vázquez of Body Politic and JD Davids of Strategies for High Impact on whether Paxlovid can provide relief for long-term symptoms.

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Queer, trans and sick with Long COVID

Brown’s School of Public Health / May 9, 2022

Featuring Gabriel San Emeterio on why LGBTQ+ long-haulers face medical bias, financial hardship, and a lack of resources.

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The U.S. has had the most covid cases in the world. Why isn’t it doing more to study long covid?

Grid News / May 9, 2022

An excellent story on problems with current Long COVID research, featuring Netia McCray and Karyn Bishof of the Covid-19 Longhauler Advocacy Project, JD Davids of Strategies for High Impact, and Lisa McCorkell of the Patient-Led Research Collaborative.

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The Final Pandemic Betrayal

The Atlantic / April 13, 2022

An important article on the long-term impacts of the pandemic, lives lost, and grief, featuring Kristin Urquiza of Marked by COVID.

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Biden administration ramps up long Covid research efforts following criticism

Stat News / April 6, 2022

Featuring JD Davids of Strategies for High Impact on the Biden administration’s promise to ramp up research into Long Covid, following scathing criticism from patients and experts.

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‘A slow-moving glacier’: NIH’s sluggish and often opaque efforts to study long Covid draw patient, expert ire

Stat News / March 29, 2022

An investigation into NIH research, featuring JD Davids of Strategies for High Impact.

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Long covid could change the way researchers study chronic illness

The Washington Post / March 16, 2022

An important article on Long COVID research and the opportunity to address other complex chronic illnesses, featuring Alison Sbrana of Body Politic, Karyn Bishof of the Covid-19 Longhauler Advocacy Project, JD Davids of Strategies for High Impact, and the Patient-Led Research Collaborative.

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Two years of covid lockdown; ICE detention visitation; and a focus on SFPD

KPFA / March 16, 2022

A conversation with JD Davids of Strategies for High Impact and Dr Rupa Marya, Associate Professor of Medicine at UCSF and co-founder of the Do No Harm Coalition.