News | Health & Safety
19 Jul 2024 20:59
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Calls for more research around long covid - so action can be taken by the Ministry of Health

    Calls for more research around long covid - so action can be taken by the Ministry of Health


    According to the New Zealand Medical Journal, definitions of long covid require updating, because it's become clear the virus is more complex than first thought.

    It's made up of several sub groups - the majority relating to organ damage, or chronic fatigue syndrome.

    Dr. Angus Mackay says the difference between the two, haven't been distinguished yet.

    He says it's a complete mess - as it's not clear in studies what type of long covid patients are suffering from.

    © 2024 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Health & Safety News
     19 Jul: Ethnicity, equality and Pharmac: how the Treaty really guides NZ’s drug-buying policies
     19 Jul: Pharmac's committed to delivering more dietary options for people with inherited metabolic diseases
     19 Jul: Many New Zealanders who suffer with migraines aren't getting the best treatment options
     19 Jul: A new study's examining why some GPs can't take new patients
     19 Jul: A batch of sesame seeds is being recalled due to risk of salmonella
     17 Jul: From cornea erosion to cancer-causing glue, the risks of eyelash extensions aren’t pretty
     17 Jul: Disabled people are struggling to speak out when they're mistreated in care
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The All Blacks are keen to make a statement More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Several banking services across New Zealand are reportedly being affected by outages More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Millie Bobby Brown and Jake Bongiovi are planning a second wedding ceremony 20:28

    Entertainment:
    Tallulah Willis wants to use her family's struggles to "help other people" 19:58

    Entertainment:
    John Stamos "doesn't know where [he] would be" if he hadn't become a father 19:28

    Business:
    Several banking services across New Zealand are reportedly being affected by outages 19:17

    Entertainment:
    Maya Jama and Stormzy have split up 18:58

    Rugby League:
    The Warriors expect the Raiders to bring equal levels of desperation to them in tonight's crucial NRL encounter in Canberra 18:57

    Entertainment:
    Jane Krakowski knew she'd found fame when she got evicted 18:28

    International:
    Wall Street Journal accused of double standards after sacking Hong Kong journalist 18:27

    Cricket:
    New Zealand Cricket admits the women's domestic system needs change in order to adequately prepare athletes for international cricket 18:07

    Entertainment:
    Whoopi Goldberg scattered her mother's ashes at Disneyland 17:58


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2024 New Zealand City Ltd