When Heather Schroeder caught COVID-19 in July 2021, the headaches she suffered were a "living hell," she says. "A normal migraine for me can be an eight or nine out of 10, with vomiting, light sensitivity, and post-migraine malaise. This headache was a 20 out of 10." And she's not alone. Experts say three types of headaches can occur with coronavirus infection. Figuring out which one someone has is key to finding the right treatment.
For the ancient Greeks, silphion was a cure-all, prized for everything from stomach pain to wart removal. For Roman chefs, it was a culinary staple. Allegedly, Emperor Nero consumed the last stalk. Now, a Turkish researcher thinks he's found a botanical survivor.
The head of the World Health Organization told reporters last week that the end of the pandemic is in sight. A few days later, President Biden declared during an interview, "The pandemic is over"—despite the fact that in the U.S. the virus is killing between 400 and 500 people daily. Here's what scientists say.