Having been struck down with Covid over the past week, Caroline’s latest blog post is all about the complications of planning a trip to Antarctica during a pandemic, including delays and testing requirements. Hoping it all goes smoothly from now on, Caroline is now celebrating her freedom by testing out a camera for the trip and her bird photography skills.
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Read her latest blog post below.
by Caroline Marriage
Sorry for having been a bit quiet - but Covid finally caught up with us... Today I was allowed back out so I very much enjoyed going back out into our local area and trying out a possible camera option for the trip.
Having thought in early January that that would be the perfect time to get covid - in that it would minimise the likelihood of getting it in March - I suddenly had a realisation that the UK guidance is that you should not have a PCR test within 90 days of having covid as there is a risk residual RNA material can cause a false positive...
What would this mean for the tests I was expecting to encounter between here and Antarctica in approximately 60 days’ time?
Read the full blog post here.