Kate Garraway warns ‘there are MORE long Covid symptoms emerging’ in update on husband Derek Draper

Kate Garraway warns ‘there are MORE long Covid symptoms emerging’ in update on husband Derek Draper


Kate Garraway warns ‘there are MORE long Covid symptoms rising’ as she offers update on husband Derek’s highway to restoration and divulges

Kate Garraway has warned ‘there are MORE long Covid symptoms rising.’

On Monday morning, the presenter, 54, gave GMB viewers an update on her husband Derek Draper’s highway to restoration, admitting: ‘All the time there are extra points!’ 

Derek, 53, continues to be recovering at residence from his prolonged battle with the sickness which beforehand proved near-fatal and his left his physique ravaged, and Kate has now revealed that ‘extra symptoms are presenting’. 

Oh no! On Monday, Kate Garraway, 54, warned 'there are MORE long Covid symptoms emerging' as she gave GMB viewers an update on her husband Derek Draper's road to recovery

Oh no! On Monday, Kate Garraway, 54, warned ‘there are MORE long Covid symptoms rising’ as she gave GMB viewers an update on her husband Derek Draper’s highway to restoration

Kate’s co-host Ben Shephard, 46, asserted: ‘Long Covid is a really actual challenge for lots of people who’ve caught the virus.’

And Dr Amir Khan agreed, confirming: ‘It could be very actual. It’s estimated two million folks throughout the UK are affected by long Covid and symptoms can embrace excessive fatigue, mind fog, issues with imaginative and prescient issues with ache, problem respiratory, palpitations, chest ache, all kinds of issues.’

Kate added: ‘And that is solely those we all know, is not it Dr Khan? Because increasingly more are rising of various bits of the physique which have injury.

‘I do know Derek is an excessive instance, however there are extra long Covid symptoms rising. All the time there are extra points. Initially it was exhaustion however extra are presenting.’

Illness: Derek was released from the hospital in March this year after being first diagnosed in March 2020 and he is considered to be the longest surviving Covid-19 patient in the country

Illness: Derek was launched from the hospital in March this 12 months after being first identified in March 2020 and he’s thought of to be the longest surviving Covid-19 affected person in the nation

Dr Khan agreed: ‘Yes that is completely proper and the symptoms might be delicate in some folks and extreme in others.

‘It’s thought it’s attributable to this over immune response to the virus that create these antibodies long after the virus is cleared, these antibodies then star attacking regular tissue which supplies you these symptoms.

‘Treatment choices are nonetheless being found … and whereas we’re ready there is not a lot we are able to do as a result of we do not actually know what the remedies are but so it is actually actually powerful.’

 

Derek was launched from the hospital in March this 12 months after being first identified in March 2020.

The virus wreaked havoc all through his total physique, ensuing in kidney failure, liver and pancreatic injury. 

On a couple of event his coronary heart stopped beating, he battled bacterial pneumonia and fought a number of infections which punctured holes in his lungs. 

He is taken into account to be the longest surviving Covid-19 affected person in the nation. The former lobbyist continues to get well from the sickness at their London residence. 

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