Awareness needed to drive toward world free of MS

Public awareness is of utmost importance in the fight against multiple sclerosis – in the main for two reasons that are, in my opinion, equally deserving of our attention. Greater understanding of the disease will, hopefully, have the twin effects of improving how people react to those of us living with it, and increase the … Continue reading Awareness needed to drive toward world free of MS

Our trip to hell – part 4 – From cruise ship to hospital

Part 4 of 'Our trip to hell'. I am not blaming either the ship or its owner, Carnival, but fact is that, while healthy at the start of our week cruising to and from the Mexican Riviera, and by the end I was taken to hospital - too ill to fly home. By ‘healthy’, I mean besides multiple sclerosis that I live with all the time. This time I was tired, weak, off my food, and had a serious cough and a bad case of diarrhoea (British spelling).

Coronavirus: Cruise ships in quarantine, symptoms, epidemic vs pandemic, vaccine research

One of the aspects of the coronavirus epidemic that has been latched onto by the Press is the fact that thousands of people are stranded aboard two quarantined cruise ships. As a cruise enthusiast, that piqued my interest. There are 3,711 passengers and crew on Diamond Princess anchored off the coast of Yokohama, near Tokyo, … Continue reading Coronavirus: Cruise ships in quarantine, symptoms, epidemic vs pandemic, vaccine research