Am I at risk of serious Covid 19? – Yes
Should I be shielding according to UK rules? Yes.
Obese = BMI > 30
“When the diagnosis of asthma is confirmed and comorbidities addressed, severe asthma is defined as asthma that requires treatment with high dose inhaled corticosteroids plus a second controller and/or systemic corticosteroids to prevent it from becoming “uncontrolled” or that remains “uncontrolled” despite this therapy.”
Chung et Al.
Eur Respir J 2014 Feb;43(2):343-73.
doi: 10.1183/09031936.00202013. Epub 2013 Dec 12.
1000 micrograms fluticasone propionate / 100 micrograms salmeterol
Corticosteroid / long-acting bronchodilator.
Top whack dosage!
I never considered myself as having severe asthma, but apparently, I do and by definition.
Charlson Comorbidity – previous tumour in sigmoid colon T3N0M0 – surgically removed July 2015.
If I had been following UK guidance, I would have been flouting it by doing click and collect orders and going round the supermarket.
Apparently 1.3 million people in Brittany have been vaccinated so far.
I have been on the various government web sites today and am not all that much wiser as when I will be offered an immunisation. The general practitioners here are overrun most of the time, an appointment is like gold dust. So now they must be even more overloaded.
Will a vaccination alter my current behaviours?