Mysterious ailment, mysterious relief: Vaccines help some Covid long haulers
A health worker in La Paz, Bolivia receives his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinopharm(AFP)

An estimated 10% to 30% of people who get covid-19 suffer from lingering symptoms of the disease, or what’s known as “long covid.” This story is part of a partnership that includes NPR and KHN. It can be republished for free. Judy Dodd, who lives in New York City, is one of them. She spent nearly a year plagued by headaches, shortness of breath, extreme fatigue and problems with her sense of smell, among other symptoms. She said she worried that this “slog through life” was going to be her new normal. Everything changed after she got her covid vaccine. “I was like a new person. It was the craz...