Here’s the reality of how Covid can affect you weeks and months down the line. Let this be a warning to those becoming a bit complacent and who decide to ignore social distancing and attend Halloween / Christmas parties instead …

G. A. Franks - Author.

Six months after being hospitalised with Covid-19, I’m still struggling with the ongoing effects. The long term impact of COVID-19 is chronically under-reported and has huge potential ramifications. Here’s how it affects my daily life six months on…

It’s been a long time since I caught COVID-19 – six months in fact. I was one of the early ones in that I managed to catch it during Cheltenham race week way back in March. Things went wrong very quickly for me, on the Friday night I was singing and playing guitar in a pub, and by Sunday night I had experienced violent convulsions and was lost in an agonising fog of pain and exhaustion. After a week of lying in bed barely able to move even my eyelids, an ambulance was called and I was rushed to Cheltenham hospital where, within a day, I ended up in critical care and…

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