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Alert Level 2 – Advice for people with Multiple Sclerosis

March 23, 2020 | Support

On Saturday 21 March, 2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, announced New Zealand has moved into Alert Level 2 with recorded cases of community transmission of COVID-19. Level 2 recommends that people over 70, or those with underlying respiratory conditions or […]


Staying active at home

March 19, 2020 | Education, Life with MS

Regular exercise is critical for maintaining good mental and physical health. However, the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown means that unless you’ve got a gym at home, many of us will struggle to keep our normal fitness regime. Without exercise, quarantine and […]


Preparing for a Pandemic

March 19, 2020 | Support, Uncategorised

For us in New Zealand, it seems that the threat of coronavirus (COVID-19) has suddenly become very real. It’s easy to be caught off guard and unprepared – the pantry not quite full enough to last more than a few […]


[Updated] COVID-19 – Advice for Patients

March 12, 2020 | Support

NOTE: This post was updated on the 27/03/2020, to reflect the requirements of Alert Level 4. Key updates: At this stage, there is no evidence that MS treatments increase the risk of infection with COVID-19. Theoretically, however, there may be […]


Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

February 13, 2020 | Uncategorised

Updated 13 February 2020 In January 2020, Chinese authorities confirmed a new type of coronavirus, named by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as COVID-19. There are currently no confirmed cases in New Zealand but there is a risk of COVID-19 […]