Channeling COVID Outrage (with Diana Berrent)
One mom rages against COVID with Andy this week: Survivor Corps founder Diana Berrent. Diana is a fierce advocate for those with remaining COVID symptoms and she has taken a number of amazing actions on behalf of them. This episode will grip you, speak to your heart, steel your spine, and give you some brand new information on some undiscovered questions about how COVID-19 works in our bodies.
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Check out these resources from today’s episode:
- Learn more about Survivor Corps: https://www.survivorcorps.com/
- Read about Dr. Akiko Iwasaki’s study of the vaccines’ effects on COVID long haulers: https://news.yale.edu/2021/05/10/study-probes-vaccines-effects-people-long-covid
- Check out this update on 12-year-old Addison Adams: https://www.weau.com/2021/08/12/girl-12-slowly-sees-relief-after-battling-10-months-long-hauler-covid-19-symptoms/
- Here’s the NIH’s announcement of the initiative to study long COVID: https://www.nih.gov/about-nih/who-we-are/nih-director/statements/nih-launches-new-initiative-study-long-covid
- Read the paper that Survivor Corps and Dr. Harland Krumholz published about breakthrough cases and long COVID: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.07.23.21261030v1
- Learn more about monoclonal antibody therapies: www.gotcovid.org
- Find a COVID-19 vaccine site near you: https://www.vaccines.gov/
- Order Andy’s book, Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250770165
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