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Are the unvaccinated still a danger to the rest of us?
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Anti-vaccination demonstrators rally against COVID-19 vaccine mandates in Santa Monica in August 2021. (Ringo Chiu / AFP/Getty Images)
NOV. 3, 2022 5 AM PT
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For almost two years, COVID-19 vaccine holdouts have been the objects of earnest pleading and financial inducements, of social-media shaming and truth campaigns. They’ve missed weddings, birthday celebrations and recitals, and even forfeited high-stakes athletic competitions. Until last month, they were barred from entering the United States and more than 100 other countries.

Now the unvaccinated are suddenly back in the mix. They’re dining in restaurants, rocking out at music festivals and filling the stands at sporting venues. They mingle freely in places where they used to be shunned for fear they’d seed superspreader events.

It’s as if they’re no longer hazardous to the rest of us. Or are they?

“Clearly, the unvaccinated are a threat to themselves,” said Dr. Jeffrey Shaman, an infectious disease specialist at Columbia University. As recently as August, their risk of dying of COVID-19 was six times higher than for people who were fully vaccinated and eight times higher than for people who were vaccinated and boosted, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


But, Shaman acknowledged, “the danger to the rest of us is a more debatable issue.”

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When public officials imposed vaccine mandates, the unvaccinated certainly appeared to pose demonstrable dangers to their communities.

State and local leaders sought not only to suppress spread of the virus, but also to prevent their healthcare systems from being overwhelmed, degrading care for all. The unvaccinated made those goals harder to achieve since they were more likely to become infected and, when they did, to require hospitalization.

U.S. officials had long hoped to vaccinate the American public into a state of “herd immunity,” in which so few people would be vulnerable to the virus that the outbreak would simply sputter out. That objective assumed a uniformly high uptake of vaccine across the nation. It also assumed a vaccine that protected against reinfection, and did so durably.

Eagle Rock, CA - August 30: A nurse gives a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shot to Roxanne Juarez, special education assistant at Fletcher Drive Elementary, at Eagle Rock High School, as Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda Solis, Interim Superintendent Megan K. Reilly, School Board members Kelly Gonez and Jackie Goldberg and special guests visit Los Angeles Unified School-based mobile vaccination clinics at Eagle Rock High School on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 in Eagle Rock, CA. All employees in the Los Angeles Unified School District must be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 15, an order that puts it at the forefront of school systems across the country that are mandating strict coronavirus safety measures for employees and students. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

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But none of that came to pass. About 30% of Americans have yet to complete their initial series of COVID-19 shots, including the 20% who haven’t rolled up their sleeves even once. Meanwhile, the virus continues to evolve in ways that erode vaccines’ protection, making “breakthrough infections” increasingly common.

The longer the pandemic drags on, the more complicated things get.


For one thing, whether those who remain unvaccinated are still driving coronavirus spread hinges partly on the status of the U.S. population’s immunity. Almost three years into the pandemic, that is a hard map to draw — both because the public’s immunity comes from different sources and because it waxes and wanes.

More than 200 million adults and nearly 25 million children ages 5 and up have completed a primary series of COVID-19 vaccine. However, against the Omicron variant, just being “fully vaccinated” confers little more than a whiff of protection against infection and illness.

For the 49% of “fully vaccinated” Americans who’ve had at least one booster dose, infection remains a possibility, but the prospects of becoming seriously ill or dying of COVID-19 are sharply reduced.

MISSION HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 31: A patient has died inside the COVID ICU at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 in Mission Hills, CA. Wearing a yellow isolation gown, mask, gloves, and a face sheild Chaplain Anne Dauchy places her right hand gentley on the body covered by a white body bag as she talks with the family of the patient. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)

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And then there’s the “natural immunity” gained from a coronavirus infection. By February 2022, after the first wave of Omicron infections swept across the U.S., 58% of Americans were believed to have been infected at some point in the pandemic, leaving them with some modest level of protection. The ranks of the previously infected have surely increased since then thanks to the second Omicron surge during the late spring and summer.

An unknown number of Americans have “hybrid immunity” from both an infection and vaccine. Researchers believe that catching the coronavirus after vaccination (though not so much the other way around) may provide enhanced protection against severe illness and death. But whether that is the case — and how much — can vary based on how long ago an infection took place and the particular variant that caused it.


In other words, Americans range in vulnerability from the unvaccinated and never infected to the vaccinated, previously infected and fully boosted, with infinite gradations of protection in between.

A masked man, right, in glasses and gloves inserts a needle into the arm of masked woman
A woman receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles in January 2022.(Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
In conditions like these, the role the unvaccinated could play in seeding outbreaks will vary.

“It’s kind of a patchwork,” said Harvard University epidemiologist Stephen Kissler. “It’s changing over time, and it’s changing over space. So it’s hard to say where any given community is at any given time.”

The steady waning of immunity raises a discouraging prospect: that over time, people who are still called “fully vaccinated” will become indistinguishable from the unvaccinated unless they’ve received a booster. Until more Americans embrace booster shots, the “undervaccinated” will steadily swell the ranks of the vulnerable.

EL MONTE, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Irene Michel, right, gives Jaime Sores, 70, left, a Covid-19 vaccination booster. Through a jointly-operated Community Resource Center, L.A. Care Health Plan and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan host a food pantry, pumpkin pie giveaway and COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 in El Monte, CA. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)

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Wherever they are, they’ll help keep the pandemic going.

The country’s mainstay vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna do not construct a force field around recipients that shields them from ever becoming infected with the coronavirus. Nor do they prevent a person with a breakthrough infection from spreading the virus to others.

However, the vaccines appear to reduce the amount of virus a sick person sheds by coughing, sneezing or simply talking. That means unvaccinated people are not only more likely to be infected, but also somewhat more likely to spread it to others.

It would be hard to assert that if everyone were vaccinated, the coronavirus would just go to ground. This pathogen has proved adept at finding ways around our vaccine protection and is likely to remain a presence among us for generations to come, like influenza and HIV.

But the unvaccinated and undervaccinated are almost certainly playing an outsized role in the coronavirus’ continued success, experts say. Exactly how much is hard to pinpoint. Scientists can quantify transmission differences between the vaccinated and the unvaccinated in the lab. Applying those differences to the real world is much trickier, especially in a population as immunologically diverse as Americans now are.

Jacob Hopkins in his hospital room where he was deliberately infected with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

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Finally, there’s concern that unvaccinated and undervaccinated Americans could accelerate the emergence of new coronavirus variants, some of which are bound to be even more transmissible or more adept at evading existing COVID-19 vaccines and therapies. Either — or both — would cause new waves of transmission and illness.


While it’s a theoretical possibility, the unvaccinated are not prolific incubators of genetic variants. People with immune system deficiencies are much more likely to develop the long-running bouts of COVID-19 that can spawn new variants with concerning mutations, and most of them are vaccinated.

COVID-19 surges promote the emergence of variants. By virtue of the sheer number of people infected, a surge increases the number of times the virus replicates and offers it more chances to mutate. If it drives hospitalizations, it will ensnare patients being treated for immune-compromising conditions such as HIV, cancer and organ transplants.

Free N95 respirator masks, provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at a Kroger grocery store.

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And as the unvaccinated are joined by ever-larger numbers of people who are undervaccinated, surges become a more plausible prospect.

People routinely confuse their communities’ state of immunity with their own vulnerability, said Dr. Peter Hotez, co-director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children’s Hospital and dean of Baylor College of Medicine’s National School of Tropical Medicine. When fewer of their neighbors are getting sick and dying, and high vaccination rates have suppressed COVID-19, even the unvaccinated feel invulnerable.

“That could be a lethal mistake,” he warned
Angel  It is Well with My Soul  Angel
Great post Charon. Living in the deep south where the majority of people think vaccinations are junk science irritates the heck out of me.

I researched and have written a paper as an epidemiologist and public health expert (masters degree summa cum laude and then certified in biostatistics and epidemiology as this supplements my other doctorate so no need to go full PhD) about how these mrna vaccines work and their efficacy rating for the CDC. I made CNN on the topic and guidelines, not saying it's me, but they have changed how they rate the efficacy. 6 months was not realistic. At 4 months vs 3 months, the efficacy rating dropped from in the 90's at month one, to the high 80's at month two, then the low 80's at month 3, then dropped significantly at month 4 near the 50% mark. So they changed the rules on vaccinations to allow for people to get them and the new variant boosters to lower time frames to increase effectiveness by efficacy studies.

Also, it has been researched, including by me in an official capacity, that switching between pfizer and moderna each time you get your boosters is the most effective way to have the best immunity possible. Johnson and Johnson wouldn't supply their data so take that as you want. But for your maximum safety, switch back and forth between the two companies and continue to get vaccinated as the disease variants progress. Your ability to fight off the non-believers who refuse vaccination and prefer home remedies will be greatly increased by switching and getting "all the medicine" possible that is available. Don't think just the original will do.

For any doubters, research how mrna vaccines work and then look at the efficacy rating data even against the strains your memory cells develop resistance to and see how effective they are if you don't get your continued updates. Even against the original strains, the efficacy rating plummets. So keep getting vaccinated to keep yourself healthy!

Thanks for the great post Charon! Heart
I Have Long COVID. It Upended My Life in Unimaginable Ways
Story by Jemma Bella • Saturday

Jemma Bella, pictured, says she led a busy and active life before the punishing effects of long COVID took hold.
Jemma Bella, pictured, says she led a busy and active life before the punishing effects of long COVID took hold.
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Icouldn't move. The fatigue was overwhelming. My heart was pounding and it felt like nothing was real. It was how I imagined a hypnotised person to feel when they are psychologically paralysed.

I genuinely believed I would remain like that forever. I laid on the sofa like a stone statue in agony. It was as if all hope had abandoned me and I was in a state of despair, questioning whether I would ever regain my previous quality of life.

My experience of long COVID has been an arduous journey that has tested my physical and emotional limits. Throughout this experience, I have encountered moments of despair and doubt, but I have also discovered resilience and gratitude within myself.

Before February 2023, I lived life at one hundred miles per hour and I pushed myself in every aspect of my existence.

As a full-time high school science teacher and captain of a high-level hockey team, I didn't leave much room for rest. I was a self-proclaimed, people-pleasing perfectionist that enjoyed exercising, spending time with loved ones, and pursuing my passions without limitations.

I never imagined that anything could stop me.

In hindsight, I was heading to physical and emotional burnout and whatever I was running on, it wasn't sustainable. But before my fuel gauge emptied, I got COVID—and it was like a car crashing into a wall.

Following my initial COVID infection, I naively assumed that my life would quickly return to normal. I pushed myself to get back to work, resumed exercising, and even played a game of hockey. It was 'business as usual'.

However, as time passed, I began to realize that my recovery was far from complete. I had lingering fatigue, brain fog, and persistent body aches that gradually took hold of my daily life. Simple tasks such as lesson planning or engaging in conversations became overwhelming challenges.

Eventually, I saw a consultant that signed me off work for three weeks, which made me feel physically sick. Initially, I did not take the 'fitness to work' note seriously and told my employers that I'd be back soon.

I was so blissfully unaware of what was to come.

It has been over three months since that consultation and I am now even further away from getting back to work.

I experience bouts of crushing fatigue, accompanied by migraines, chest pains, joint aches, and muscle weakness. I am constantly out of breath, I have heart palpitations when I stand, and feel extremely lightheaded.

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My brain no longer functions the same cognitively. I have episodes of intense 'brain fog', where my mental clarity is elusive and memory feels like a distant echo. I sometimes lose grip of reality and nothing feels real. This derealization makes it difficult to connect with others and it can feel extremely isolating.

Mentally, I do not feel motivated to do things I once loved. At times, I feel anxious about my future and the small things too. My nervous system is on overdrive and every little stimulus in the environment sends me into 'fight or flight' mode.

Every day is Groundhog Day; I wake up to my body experimenting with different combinations of symptoms to find the perfect concoction of discomfort.

Although many other long COVID sufferers have sadly experienced doubt regarding their condition, I am thankful I am yet to encounter it myself.

The skepticism surrounding long COVID can be incredibly disheartening and isolating. More awareness needs to be spread to educate those that do not understand the complexity and long-term impact of long COVID.

I have been extremely blessed to have the full, unconditional support of my loved ones through this time. I am also grateful that the healthcare professionals I was fortunate to see offered appropriate and accurate advice that allowed me to receive a diagnosis very early on.

Others have not been so lucky.

To date, I have finally accepted that I am living with long COVID and I am implementing multiple strategies to support my recovery, such as an anti-inflammatory diet, pacing, and meditation.

I started writing a blog to share my story and I also joined social media long COVID communities to source advice, raise awareness and support others that are also struggling. This has been invaluable in my recovery.

Long COVID has upended my life in unimaginable ways. It has stripped away pieces of my independence and cast a shadow of uncertainty over my future. However, I will continue to keep positive and feel hopeful, as I know that even in the darkest of times, light can still be found.

To those enduring the challenges that long COVID brings, I want you to know that you are not alone. Count your blessings, no matter how small they may be. Take it day by day and celebrate the small victories you will inevitably achieve.

Be patient and finally, be very kind to yourself.

Angel  It is Well with My Soul  Angel
well, after months of all this, i sat up for a few moments today. victory! just kidding. it aint a victory to me.
Angel  It is Well with My Soul  Angel
Hair Loss After COVID-19 Is Still Happening—Here’s How Long It Lasts
Plus, what you can actually do about it.
By Melanie Rud

Reviewed by Samantha G. Stoler, MD

May 26, 2022
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The list of possible COVID-19 side effects is as lengthy and diverse as the list of potential symptoms. Among those possible lingering issues is hair loss after COVID-19, a troubling side effect that emerged early on in the pandemic, leaving many people confused and concerned.

Even though many things about COVID-19 are still shrouded in mystery, our understanding of the illness that completely changed life as we know it is growing, postvirus hair loss included.


According to dermatologists and an evolving body of scientific research, we now not only know that hair loss after COVID-19 is, in fact, a very real thing, but we’re continuing to learn more and more about the mechanisms behind it.1 The good news is that, for most people, hair loss after COVID-19 is not permanent.

Here, dermatologists explain the connection between COVID-19 and hair loss—and what you can do if you’re experiencing this unique type of shedding.

What causes hair loss? | How can COVID-19 cause hair loss? | What does COVID-19 hair loss look like? | How long does hair loss after COVID-19 last? | Have any COVID-19 vaccines been linked to hair loss? | How to stop hair loss after COVID-19

First, what causes hair loss or thinning in general?
There are many different types of hair loss and a multitude of factors that can contribute to the issue. The hair loss that’s seen post-COVID-19 is usually telogen effluvium, a condition in which hair sheds in response to a stressor. Telogen effluvium—the most common type of generalized hair loss—is not only triggered by viruses, it can also be a side effect of certain medications, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal abnormalities, and stressful events (more on that soon).

Androgenetic alopecia and alopecia areata are other common forms of hair loss, but they both show up differently than the general shedding seen in telogen effluvium. Androgenic alopecia typically manifests as hairline recession or thinning on the crown, specifically. “This is the most common cause of localized hair loss and is often referred to as male or female pattern baldness,” Craig Ziering, MD, a board-certified dermatologist, hair transplant surgeon, and hair restoration specialist, tells SELF. According to the Cleveland Clinic, 50 million people assigned male at birth and 30 million people assigned female at birth in the U.S. experience this type of hair loss, which is largely genetic, although hormones also play a role.


Alopecia areata, on the other hand, is an autoimmune condition that causes the body to send a misguided directive to attack the hair follicles, which leads to patchy or overall baldness, explains Dr. Ziering. Alopecia areata can be exacerbated by other health conditions, including COVID-19, but this is not the type of hair loss most people are experiencing after the virus.

Certain causes of inflammation in the scalp can also lead to hair loss. For example, the inflammation in scalp psoriasis—which shows up as red, scaly, plaques—can damage the hair follicles. Scalp psoriasis can also be itchy, and scratching and picking the scalp can exacerbate follicle damage and increase hair loss.

Then, there’s certain hair-care practices to be cautious of. “Traction alopecia affects those who have chronic follicular tension from wearing high-tension hairstyles, such as braids and tight ponytails, for long periods of time,” Dr. Ziering adds. Constantly subjecting your hair to harsh chemical treatments (such as coloring, relaxers, and perms) can also cause damage that can eventually lead to hair loss.

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How can COVID-19 cause hair loss?
According to one 2020 study in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, approximately 1 in 10 people infected with COVID-19 experienced hair shedding after the fact; other data in JAAD International found that it occurred in more than 66% of those who contracted the virus.2 3

However, it’s not SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, that’s causing the hair loss, but rather the stress your body is under when fighting it, Helena Kuhn, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, tells SELF. Again, “the type of hair loss caused by COVID-19 is called telogen effluvium, a prolonged hair shedding that occurs in response to a sudden stressor,” she says.

In order to understand what’s happening, it’s important to first have a basic understanding of the hair growth cycle. Hair follicles go through three phases: anagen, catagen, and telogen, also known as the growth, transitional, and resting or shedding phases.4 At any given point in time, all of the hairs on your head are in different phases.

“What happens in telogen effluvium is that a systemic change in the body abruptly pushes a large percentage of the hair that’s in the growth phase into the resting phase,” Dr. Ziering explains. Under normal conditions, anywhere from 5 to 10% of the hair on the scalp is in the resting phase. But with telogen effluvium, more than 30% of the follicles are in the resting phase, after which all of those “resting” hairs fall out at the same time, resulting in widespread shedding or hair loss.5

Stress that triggers telogen effluvium can be either physical—in the case of a car accident or major surgery, or after other illnesses such as the flu—or emotional, such as a particularly difficult breakup or the death of a loved one, Dr. Kuhn notes. Postpartum hair loss in people who have given birth is another example of telogen effluvium, in this case caused by hormonal changes.

COVID-19 presents a bit of a double whammy because people are dealing with not only the physical stress the illness puts on the body, but also the mental anxiety that can come with being diagnosed with the virus, Dhaval G. Bhanusali, MD, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City specializing in hair loss, tells SELF. In fact, a 2020 study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that the instance of telogen effluvium in a New York City neighborhood with a high number of COVID-19 cases increased by over 400% in the neighborhood as a whole during the first few months of the pandemic.6

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What does COVID-19 hair loss look like?
Telogen effluvium is defined by a few key factors. Initially, you may notice hair all over your bathroom floor or an excessive amount in your hairbrush. After a few weeks, the hair on your head may seem thinner or finer. Telogen effluvium usually doesn’t occur at the same time as the triggering event, though—it starts approximately three months after, Dr. Ziering says. (Although one study found that the onset of COVID-related telogen effluvium can be a bit faster, sometimes within two months after the initial infection.)3 So you may be completely recovered from your COVID-19 infection, feeling back to normal, and then a few months later your hair may start falling out.

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When telogen effluvium occurs, the hair loss is rapid. “We all lose about 100 hairs per day on average, but in the case of telogen effluvium, you’re suddenly losing way more than that,” Dr. Bhanusali says. He adds that people tend to notice it when they see large clumps in their hands after washing their hair, see lots of hair in the shower drain, or notice that their brush or comb is filling up much faster than normal. This isn’t a gradual type of hair loss or subtle hair thinning—it’s an acute, intense, sudden shedding that can leave your hair feeling less full overall and often manifests as noticeable thinness and sparseness along the sides of the temples.5

It’s unclear if hair loss after COVID-19 correlates with any other specific symptoms of the virus or how sick you get. “The American Academy of Dermatology has a COVID-19 registry and we hope over time we will be able to extrapolate some data to find associations, but so far there are no clear relationships,” Dr. Kuhn says. “I have seen severe shedding following a mild case of COVID, and mild shedding following severe illness.”

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How long does hair loss after COVID-19 last?
Telogen effluvium, whether it’s caused by COVID-19 or another trigger, usually isn’t permanent. “Shedding can occur, however, for three to six months before it stops,” Dr. Kuhn says. With telogen effluvium the hair growth cycle eventually normalizes and, because there is no damage to the scalp or hair follicles, all of the hair should grow back.

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, your hair will likely regain normal fullness after telogen effluvium within six to nine months. Although Dr. Kuhn says, in her experience, it often takes even longer—anywhere from one to two years—for someone’s hair to reach its pre-shed status.

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Have any of the COVID-19 vaccines been linked to hair loss?
“There’s no research to indicate that the COVID vaccines trigger hair shedding,” Dr. Kuhn says, adding that, in her experience, she hasn’t seen any people dealing with hair loss postvaccine. Dr. Bhanusali underscores the fact that there’s currently no direct data to connect the two.

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How to stop hair loss after COVID-19
Most importantly, be patient. “Though losing hair can be scary, I always reassure patients that they won’t go bald from COVID-related shedding,” Dr. Kuhn says. “Typically, the best thing to do is simply wait it out.” In the meantime, practicing healthy hair habits is paramount.

You want to make sure that you’re doing everything you can to minimize the risk of losing any more hair, Dr. Bhanusali notes. That means avoiding heat styling and/or using the lowest temperature whenever you do, minimizing intense chemical processes such as highlighting and straightening, and avoiding tight hairstyles that put tension on the hair.

You can also consider getting tested for nutrient deficiencies to ensure that’s not exacerbating the situation. If you are, in fact, lacking in a certain vitamin or mineral that’s associated with hair health—Dr. Bhanusali notes that vitamin D and iron deficiencies are common—talk to your doctor about how to incorporate more of it into your diet and/or if you’ll need to try a supplement (and if so, what the dosage should be).

And while it’s always easier said than done, lowering your stress levels may also help. “Practicing self-care and engaging in things such as meditation and breathing exercises can be helpful as you deal with COVID-related hair loss,” Dr. Ziering suggests. “Breaking long-term stress can be helpful in helping normal hair function resume more consistently.” That said, lowering stress levels may feel nearly impossible given what’s going on in the world or in your personal life, so if self-care isn’t cutting it, consider talking to a therapist if you’re able.

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However, if your shedding persists beyond six months, Dr. Kuhn suggests consulting a board-certified dermatologist if you can. If you don’t see a dermatologist regularly, see your primary care doctor, who can give you a referral for an expert in your area. Chronic telogen effluvium, where the shedding continues for months, is possible. While its causes remain somewhat unknown, it can occur in people with long COVID, she says. “Even if it is chronic telogen effluvium, there are medical therapies we can use to reduce shedding and augment hair growth,” she explains.

Overall, the connection between COVID-19 and dermatologic symptoms, those that affect the skin and hair, remains somewhat unclear. “We’re still learning in real time about things that occur after the virus or the vaccine, and it’s hard to delineate when things are definitive versus theoretical,” Dr. Bhanusali says. In other words, our understanding of the virus, including what we can do to mitigate its side effects, is constantly evolving.

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Or, in interim, one can buy a wig. No kidding.
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Covid and long covid also affect one's teeth. Let the good times roll...(we all need extra stress and pain.)
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