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Covid-19: Time for A Sickle Cell Marshall Plan

By Ssebandeke Ashiraf Akiror Kevina was a seven month old with sickle cell disease from Odokurun village in Amuria District. She suffered anemia, one of the challenges caused by sickle cell disease during the Covid-19 lockdown and her parents couldn’t transport her to the hospital for blood transfusion.  By the time the ban on public…