Craic & Codology

Medical Matters

THIS week young Doctor Simon Whatsisname considers the risks associated with pneumonia, which threatens up to one American political life every four years.

As an important doctor people often ask me: “Doctor, how can I avoid catching pneumonia?” I always say to make sure your workplace is free of leaks, as you never know what kind of a storm might come along and rain down on your head – not to mention any kind of a strange virus infecting your system, including Russian flu.
Of course if one does contract the illness, it is vital to cover up as much as you can to prevent matters getting even worse and perhaps trumping your plans.
If you find yourself knocked off your feet by pneumonia, get your doctor to say you are fine straight away.