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Fresh Air for Feb. 28, 2022: Understanding long COVID and other chronic illnesses

"Long COVID is characterized by a wide variety of symptoms that persist long after the initial infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus," says Meghan O'Rourke, author of The Invisible Kingdom. Fanatic Studio/Getty Images/Collection Mix: Sub hide caption

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How long COVID sheds light on other mysterious (and lonely) chronic illnesses

How long COVID sheds light on other mysterious (and lonely) chronic illnesses

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Fresh Air for Feb. 26, 2022: 'Abbot Elementary' creator Quinta Brunson; Novelist Julie Otsuka

Abbott Elementary creator and showrunner Quinta Brunson plays second grade teacher Janine Teagues on the mockumentary. Gilles Mingasson/ABC hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Abbot Elementary' creator Quinta Brunson; Novelist Julie Otsuka

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Abbot Elementary' creator Quinta Brunson; Novelist Julie Otsuka

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Fresh Air for Feb. 25, 2022: Frederick Douglass biographer David Blight; Remembering Paul Farmer

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'Cyrano' infuses an oft-told tale with disarming sincerity and operatic passion

'Cyrano' infuses an oft-told tale with disarming sincerity and operatic passion

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Fresh Air for Feb. 24, 2022: What 'The Insect Crisis' means for humans

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The world's insect population is in decline — and that's bad news for humans

The world's insect population is in decline — and that's bad news for humans

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Fresh Air for Feb. 23, 2022: 'Abbott Elementary' creator Quinta Brunson

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'Abbott Elementary' creator Quinta Brunson finds humor and heart in the classroom

'Abbott Elementary' creator Quinta Brunson finds humor and heart in the classroom

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