Long COVID: with no treatment options, it's little wonder people are seeking unproven therapies like 'blood washing'

Schira/Shutterstock A recent investigation published by the British Medical Journal revealed that long COVID patients are travelling abroad to seek expensive “blood washing” treatment. This experimental treatment – the medical name for which is apheresis – involves taking blood from the body and “filtering” it. Essentially, when blood is spunContinue Reading

I have COVID symptoms. Should I do a test?

Rapid tests are no longer free in the UK for most people. Photoroyalty/Shutterstock You’ve got a sore throat and feel like you might be coming down with something. A year ago, you would likely have taken a rapid test from your stash, and tested for COVID. But what about now?Continue Reading