Man believed to have longest COVID-19 infection had virus for 300 days

Man believed to have longest COVID-19 infection had virus for 300 days

A 72-year-old man in England is believed to be have had “the longest known PCR confirmed case of SARS-CoV-2 infection” after testing positive for coronavirus some 300 days. Dave Smith, of Bristol, is described in medical papers documenting his case as being immunocompromised and with a history of cancer, which may have put him at an increased … Read more

UNESCO watching as Venice grapples with over-tourism

UNESCO watching as Venice grapples with over-tourism

VENICE, Italy — Away from the once-maddening crowds of St. Mark’s Square, tiny Certosa island could be a template for building a sustainable future in Venice as it tries to relaunch its tourism industry without boomeranging back to pre-pandemic day-tripping hordes. Private investment has converted the forgotten public island just a 15-minute waterbus ride from … Read more