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Challenges of Sickle Cell Carriers In this Covid19 Pandemic.

World Sickle Cell Day 2020 As we know, COVID-19 is an infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). SARS-CoV-2 is a newly identified pathogen that has not previously been seen in humans. It's highly contagious and has a different...

World Health Day 2020: Appreciation!!

WORLD HEALTH DAY 2020: Appreciation To The Nurses And Midwives At The Frontier In The Fight Against Corona Virus; As the Corona Virus Pandemic keeps ravaging the World, it is pertinent that we appreciate those who are at the frontline in the fight to arrest the...

Covid19 could be Airborne…!!!

WHO considers ‘airborne precautions’ for medical staff after study shows coronavirus can survive in air PUBLISHED MON, MAR 16 202012:24 PM EDTUPDATED MON, MAR 23 20208:23 PM EDTBerkeley Lovelace Jr.@BERKELEYJRNoah Higgins-Dunn@HIGGINSDUNNWilliam Feuer@WILLFOIAKEY...

Health Alert for Patients and Caregivers

 March 17, 2020 March 17, 2020 – With COVID-19 on the forefront of nearly everyone’s minds, the Medical and Research Advisory Committee (MARAC) at SCDAA wants to provide information to our sickle cell community. Educating yourself about the coronavirus...

Coronavirus vaccine test opens with 1st doses

Even if the research goes well, a vaccine wouldn’t be available for widespread use for 12 to 18 months. SEATTLE — U.S. researchers gave the first shot to the first person in a test of an experimental coronavirus vaccine Monday — leading off a worldwide hunt for...

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