Tag: coronavirus and sickle cell

Coronavirus: Pastor/SCD Activist Writes Warning Advice From Isolation

Tests were conducted by a dedicated app that can be used indoors because of the situation in hospital settings all over the world to save lives, which confirmed me positive before further confirmatory tests were done Sometime towards the end of April 2020, two brethren from our church wanted to see me desperately: they had…

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…