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Toolkit: COVID Long-Haulers In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt

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A Monday Toolkit episode -- this one focused on the mystery of COVID-19 long-haulers, people who report an array of long-term symptoms. We've got two experts to break down what we know -- and don't know -- from both a clinical and research standpoint. Emergency room physician Craig Spencer and virologist Angela Rasmussen answer your voicemails and emails about why some people become long-haulers and others don't, what, if any, patterns are emerging, where to go for help, and how we are trying to figure it all out. 

Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt.

Follow Craig Spencer @Craig_A_Spencer and Angela Rasmussen @angie_rasmussen on Twitter.

In the Bubble is supported in part by listeners like you. Become a member, get exclusive bonus content, ask Andy questions, and get discounted merch at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/inthebubble/ 

 

Support the show by checking out our sponsors!
Livinguard masks have the potential to deactivate COVID-19 based on the testing they have conducted from leading universities such as the University of Arizona and the Free University in Berlin, Germany. Go to shop.livinguard.com and use the code BUBBLE for 15% off.
You can digitally purchase life insurance from Haven Life Insurance Agency at havenlife.com/bubble. Haven Term is a Term Life Insurance Policy (ICC17DTC) issued by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), Springfield, MA 01111 and offered exclusively through Haven Life Insurance Agency, LLC. Policy and rider form numbers and features may vary by state and not be available in all states. Our Agency license number in California is 0K71922 and in Arkansas, 100139527.

 

Check out these resources from today’s episode: 
Read this article by a COVID long-hauler: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/09/covid-19-heart-pots-myocarditis/616021/
Survivor Corps is one of the largest support groups for COVID-19 long-haulers: https://www.survivorcorps.com/
Check out Dr. Rasmussen’s recent article on COVID-19 reinfection: https://slate.com/technology/2020/08/coronavirus-reinfection-hong-kong-study.html 
Here is Dr. Spencer’s latest New York Times Opinion piece, co-written with Dr. Seema Yasmin, about how COVID-19 hoaxes are making doctors' jobs harder : https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/28/opinion/sunday/coronavirus-misinformation-faceboook.html 
Learn more about Congressman Jamie Raskin’s legislation to expand funding for COVID long-hauler research: https://raskin.house.gov/media/press-releases/raskin-introduces-legislation-address-america-s-hidden-health-crisis 

 

To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to www.lemonadamedia.com/show/in-the-bubble shortly after the air date.

Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A Monday Toolkit episode -- this one focused on the mystery of COVID-19 long-haulers, people who report an array of long-term symptoms. We've got two experts to break down what we know -- and don't know -- from both a clinical and research standpoint. Emergency room physician Craig Spencer and virologist Angela Rasmussen answer your voicemails and emails about why some people become long-haulers and others don't, what, if any, patterns are emerging, where to go for help, and how we are trying to figure it all out. 

Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt.

Follow Craig Spencer @Craig_A_Spencer and Angela Rasmussen @angie_rasmussen on Twitter.

In the Bubble is supported in part by listeners like you. Become a member, get exclusive bonus content, ask Andy questions, and get discounted merch at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/inthebubble/ 

 

Support the show by checking out our sponsors!
Livinguard masks have the potential to deactivate COVID-19 based on the testing they have conducted from leading universities such as the University of Arizona and the Free University in Berlin, Germany. Go to shop.livinguard.com and use the code BUBBLE for 15% off.
You can digitally purchase life insurance from Haven Life Insurance Agency at havenlife.com/bubble. Haven Term is a Term Life Insurance Policy (ICC17DTC) issued by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), Springfield, MA 01111 and offered exclusively through Haven Life Insurance Agency, LLC. Policy and rider form numbers and features may vary by state and not be available in all states. Our Agency license number in California is 0K71922 and in Arkansas, 100139527.

 

Check out these resources from today’s episode: 
Read this article by a COVID long-hauler: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/09/covid-19-heart-pots-myocarditis/616021/
Survivor Corps is one of the largest support groups for COVID-19 long-haulers: https://www.survivorcorps.com/
Check out Dr. Rasmussen’s recent article on COVID-19 reinfection: https://slate.com/technology/2020/08/coronavirus-reinfection-hong-kong-study.html 
Here is Dr. Spencer’s latest New York Times Opinion piece, co-written with Dr. Seema Yasmin, about how COVID-19 hoaxes are making doctors' jobs harder : https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/28/opinion/sunday/coronavirus-misinformation-faceboook.html 
Learn more about Congressman Jamie Raskin’s legislation to expand funding for COVID long-hauler research: https://raskin.house.gov/media/press-releases/raskin-introduces-legislation-address-america-s-hidden-health-crisis 

 

To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to www.lemonadamedia.com/show/in-the-bubble shortly after the air date.

Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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