Show Notes:
Over the past 15 months there have been many conversations about Covid 19, everything from the science of the virus to the politics of the pandemic. But in this episode, we wanted to have a conversation with people who have personal stories of the virus themselves, to give our listeners a first-hand experience of what they went and are currently going through.
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1.    This episode may include some explicit language. Listener discretion is advised.

2.    The hosts at Men Who Talk are not medical professionals nor specialists. Everything discussed in this episode is personal. If you are suffering from any health problems then please speak to your doctor or a specialist.

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Quotes & Captions
The diet that is best for your immune system is the Mediterranean diet, which is freshly made, large amounts of olive oil does not have anything from a can or packet. That is the best kind of diet for a good immune system – Dr Asad Khan

“Be safe, be smart, be kind”, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General,

“Let the death of one be a reminder for another” Me

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease” World Health Organisation

“In every personal COVID case what is revealed, is what needs to change, our lack of internal freedom, the idols we have been serving, the ideologies we have tried to live by, and the relationships we have neglected” Pope Francis

“Never bend your head, always hold a high, look at the world straight in the eye” Helen Keller

it probably is suggestive that it may well manifest symptoms later, even after you’ve recovered from the acute symptoms – ZA

We estimate that approximately one in 10 people will have symptoms beyond the traditional sort of four weeks – AK

Most people should recover from their symptoms, within four weeks. The vast majority, by the 12-week mark, should not have any symptoms whatsoever but people who are with symptoms beyond that are the other ones with as long COVID – AK

People can have whatever opinion they want on covid but it is very damaging when you’re working and seeing people die in front of you on almost a daily basis, and then you’re suffering from the effects of it yourself too. It’s the last thing you want to hear – AK