Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday morning.
Reece caught coronavirus during the first wave of the pandemic in March 2020, but like many 20-somethings, he wasn’t hospitalised overnight. What he thought would be a mild illness became a protracted nightmare with his partner Alice becoming his carer. Months after his initial infection, he was diagnosed with CFS/ME (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) by his GP and referred to a specialist. His consultant later confirmed his symptoms were a form of “long Covid” and referred him to a long Covid clinic.