We are getting an increasing number of desperate emails and letters from patients and their GPs asking for help. Some are still suffering from the original symptoms of chest pains and breathlessness. Others have newer symptoms - headaches, memory loss and visual problems. Many have depression and anxiety. Most of them have persistent, chronic fatigue. All of them want their previous lives back. They celebrated their initial Covid-19 survival in haste and some are now filled with nagging doubt and deepening despair. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus doctor’s diary: Why are people remaining ill for so long?
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2 tbsp coconut oil 1 tsp mustard seeds 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin ½ tsp turmeric ½ tsp garam masala 1 medium onion, roughly chopped 2 cm piece root ginger, chopped 6 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 1 mild or medium red chilli, deseeded and chopped 1 tbsp live (raw) apple cider vinegar 400ml tin full-fat coconut milk 1 large tomato, finely diced 500 g firm white fish (e.g. cod, pollock, haddock or hake) in chunks 8-10 g nori sushi sheets Handful fresh coriander Cauliflower rice or brown basmati rice, and green vegetables to serve Heat the coconut oil in a large saucepan and fry the spices for 1-2 minutes. Blend the onion, ginger, garlic and chilli with the apple cider vinegar to make a paste. … [Read more...] about Fighting off disease? It’s gut instinct: Dr MICHAEL MOSLEY’s guide to helping you fight back against coronavirus
“The rediscovery of black lung has sent shudders through the coal industry,” a spokesman, Stephen Smyth, told the ABC. “And here we have coal companies Glencore and Anglo at these mines who continue to obviously expose workers to high levels of dust. … [Read more...] about Queensland coalmines named and shamed for dust monitoring failures
A widely cited University of Washington model doesn't project spikes - at least through its November 1 time frame - in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, whose Democratic governors have coordinated on traveler quarantines and, earlier, some shutdown policies. But that doesn't mean the densely populated tri-state area is in the clear. … [Read more...] about The rise and rise of COVID-19: Florida sets ominous record of 15,300 new infections – the highest single-day total for any state – while three Arizona teachers who shared classroom catch the virus and one dies as its morgues hit 97% capacity
The CDC "recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings when around people outside of their household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.” … [Read more...] about Pelosi attacks Trump with ‘drinking bleach and injecting Lysol’ dig after president again said COVID will ‘disappear’