There are graphs showing the impact of long COVID in the United States provided by the St. Louis branch of the Federal Reserve Bank based on data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Notice the marked uptick in worker absence due to disabilities from 2020 on. Too, notice the stronger effect on women that were formerly in the workforce.

Women: https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/LNU01076960

Men: https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/LNU01076955

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The BBC this morning has an article about how pupil behaviour has deteriorated since the start of the pandemic. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-68674568 No link to Covid, of course but knowing the damage the virus does to the brain and the fact that pupils aren't vaccinated, it doesn't take a huge leap of the imagination to see that something isn't right here.

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