Tag: coronavirus and sickle cell

7-year-old Sickle Cell Warrior Beats Coronavirus

JOIN OUR FACEBOOK GROUP AND ENJOY LATEST DIGITAL EDITIONS OF SICKLE CELL NEWS A seven-year-old boy living with sickle cell anaemia was found with the coronavirus after experiencing severe breathing difficulties. CONTINUE READING YOU MAY ALSO LIKE Coronavirus: First Reports of Sickle Cell Infections emerge Coronavirus: 38-year-old sickle cell warrior survives Coronavirus: Why SCD makes…

Coronavirus – International Sickle Cell Symposium Cancelled

As more and more countries take measures to contain and halt the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the organizers of the 7th International SCD Symposium slated for Accra, Ghana have called of the event. An email made available to SICKLE CELL NEWS Wk states thus: ‘In response to the rapidly changing circumstances associated with the…

SCD Can Make You Vulnerable To Coronavirus

Take Steps to Fortify Yourself! That the dreaded coronavirus is slowly spreading around the world is no longer news. Conditions of immunosuppression make you vulnerable to infections of every sort, including COVID-19! The immunosuppressed include children under 5, the elderly, those with diabetes and hypertension. Others are susceptible being ill with pre-existing conditions. So are…