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Covid-19 in the Caribbean

Situation update, as of 19th January 2021: A resurgence of Covid-19 contaminations has been observed in Barbados and Cuba where clusters of cases have been identified in recent days.  In Cuba, new restrictions have been decided, especially in the capital Havana, which has closed its schools, as well as bars and restaurants. Officials in Barbados […]

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COVID-19 and sickle cell disease

What is COVID-19 COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus of the coronavirus family called SARS-CoV-2.  Symptoms of the virus The main symptoms include high temperature and/or new and continuous cough. Other symptoms are possible: muscle pain, sore throat, decreased sense of smell and taste, […]

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Sickle Cell Lung Disease in the COVID-19 Era: A Webinar

Thursday May 7th  2020 at 6pm EDT  : Save the date Invitation to the AmericanThoracic Society-sponsored webinar, “Sickle Cell Lung Disease in the COVID-19 Era”, with speaker Dr. Elizabeth Klings, next Thursday, May 7th at 6pm EDT (see attached flyer). There is a moderated Q&A session after the lecture which includes questions from many folks in the […]

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