The main plus from my week of Monday 24 to Sunday 30 May 2021 was that I got my first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 and there were few side effects — a bit of a headache and a few body aches and some tiredness. I made a podcast, and it was fun, but didn’t get much else done. This will haunt me.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 574: Jabbed, but not very productive”
In this special livestreamed episode, Stilgherrian digs deep into the world of conspiracies, and quite a bit of alcohol. Live. For three hours. You have been warned.Continue reading “The 9pm Totally Convincing Official Truth Theories Live”
There will not be an episode of Stilgherrian Live tonight. I’d more or less made the decision earlier anyway, because I’m short of decent sleep thanks to unrelated insomnia. But late this morning I discovered that I’m in the 2% to 10% of people who get flu-like symptoms in reaction to the Yellow Fever vaccination, starting 3 to 9 days after the injection. It has been 8 days.
The plans for Tanzania are coming together slowly. Meanwhile I’ve been told to get my vaccinations sorted.
This afternoon I’m off to The Travel Doctor to get vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhoid, Rabies, Cholera, Malaria, Yellow Fever, Tetanus and Influenza. And I just get told about Dengue Fever, because there’s no vaccine.
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’Pong is filming the whole process in glorious HD TV, so we’ll be able to post some of that footage down the track.
Meanwhile, let’s all be thankful for western medicine!