Dr Michael Bloomfield, an NHS psychiatrist, researcher at University College London and one of the experts calling for automatic screening of all survivors, said: “For many people hospitalised with Covid-19 it’s been a potentially traumatic experience. Being in intensive care is frightening. There was a particular risk to their own life, because they were very ill. And early in the pandemic we didn’t have treatments available for covid. … [Read more...] about Screen survivors of Covid-19 for PTSD, say mental health experts
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India’s film industry recently resumed shoots after a months-long hiatus following the imposition of a nationwide lockdown in late March. Actors over 65, such as Bachchan, are banned from the sets because of their vulnerability to complications caused by the virus. … [Read more...] about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan tests positive as Covid-19 hits Bollywood’s first family
“It’s vital for cricket that we do everything we can to keep the game going in these tough times,” Langer said. “I am delighted with how the players have returned to their states from the break back in March. The whole squad has come back fitter and stronger, which is great testament to each of them. … [Read more...] about Cricket Australia gets green light for limited overs tour of England
There are also factors more specific to Covid, including concerns about having infected others. “I saw patients in hospital who were objectively not that unwell and were getting better, but because of the panic about Covid, were convinced they were going to die. Even people saying “just kill me now doctor,” Rogers said. … [Read more...] about ‘Sheer fear’: mental health impacts of Covid-19 come to fore
a small number of sporting events will be piloted to test the safe return of spectators. This will begin with the World Snooker Championships in Sheffield at the weekend. Government guidelines state they are still aiming to return crowds to stadium in October. … [Read more...] about What can we do now Covid-19 restrictions are being eased in England?