From Ebola to Long Covid

When deployed to the ebola outbreak, Dr Janet Scott worked with patients experiencing long-term health problems after recovering from the virus. In the current global pandemic, we are also seeing many people suffering from a multitude of issues after recovering from coronavirus – known as Long Covid.

Dr Janet Scott has been working to investigate what long term issues people may face, even if they recover from Covid-19, and joins us in this episode of Inside the Petri Dish to talk about how we prepare for pandemics and what symptoms people could face after covid.

A GP in a Pandemic

Despite their role in community-focused medicine and their intimate knowledge of their patients, GPs were left behind during the COVID pandemic. Dr Amber Wheatley tells us about life in general practice during the coronavirus crisis and why this has been a downfall in tackling the virus for the UK’s most vulnerable patients.