Saturday 22 August 2020
Books – Sayed Metwally
The new Corona virus continues its strikes, and does not differentiate between large or small, but this time a 107-year-old woman managed to overcome Covid-19, miraculously.
The largest recoverer from the Corona virus in Britain reveals the secrets of surviving the disease, which is presented by “Masrawy”, according to the British newspaper, “Daily Mail”.
The largest survivor of the Corona virus in Britain revealed that the secrets to maintaining her health is to eat an orange a day, which has had a positive impact on her life.
Angela Hotor, who turned 107 years old last week, lived the two world wars and the Spanish flu epidemic in 1918, and contracted Covid-19 in April and nearly died, to the point that her daughter was called to speak with her for the last time, during her stay in the hospital.
But Mrs. Hotur assured that her survival was due to the concern to eat a fresh orange every day – cut into four pieces, not squeezed.
Mrs. Hotur was born in Italy before moving to Cannes in France and then to London when she was eight years old. Speaking about the Spanish flu pandemic, she said: “We have continued to work as usual, people have gone to work as best they can, but not like this. Days, we were without masks.
The British woman said: “I am not worried about the current situation, I have contracted the virus, but I believe that some people live in a state of depression due to the outbreak of Corona.”
However, she added that she believes that the world will get past this pandemic by learning to be organized in our lives, as well as to maintain our health.
Mrs. Hotor met her husband, Powell, after World War II and bought a house in Islington, London, in the 1950s, and her husband died in the 1990s, but she was able to live alone until she was 90 years old.
She moved to a care home last year and contracted Corona in April during the height of the outbreak in the United Kingdom, and the sisters who took care of her feared her death, given that she was under ventilators.
Oranges and fight corona
According to the “Health line” website, vitamin C, which is found in oranges, is very important to protect cells from damage and strengthen immunity.
Vitamin C helps to strengthen immunity, because it contains antioxidants that reduce inflammation in the body, in addition to increasing the antibodies that work to fight any infection or foreign thing that enters the body, and it also works to accelerate the recovery period from colds and influenza, as studies have shown that it reduces It is a lung infection resulting from acute respiratory diseases.
The “Chinese Journal of Infection Diseases” newspaper confirmed that taking a large dose of vitamin C in hospitalized Corona virus patients contributed to effective treatment, and also improved their lung function.
Covid 19 patients underwent a high dose of this vitamin through oral tablets and intravenous injections in the intensive care rooms, and then their stay in the intensive care unit decreased by 8%, and the period of their need for ventilators decreased by 18.2%.