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CHALLENGES OF SICKLE CELL CARRIERS IN THIS COVID19 PANDEMIC.

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...

COVID19 COULD BE AIRBORNE…!!!

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

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

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...

A Second Case of Corona Virus Recorded in Nigeria

A Second Case of Corona Virus Recorded in Nigeria

...As 9 African Countries are Infected The coronavirus was confirmed in the Chinese city of Wuhan on January 7, 2020. Cases have since been confirmed in over 80 countries across the globe. The World Health Organisation, WHO, has since declared it a public health...

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