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Soroti hospital registers 3,500 sickle cell cases in two years

By Simon Peter Emwamu

Soroti Regional Referral Hospital has registered more that 3,500 cases of sickle cell disease in a space of one year.
At the paediatric ward of the hospital, most of the anaemic cases have been attributed to the sickle cell disease.
Ms Lilian Atoo, the officer-in-charge of Soroti hospital children’s ward, told Daily Monitor on Tuesday that in 2019, at least 2,500  cases of sickle cell were

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21 Covid-19 cases at Craigavon Hospital confirmed

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Craigavon Area Hospital treated the highest number of Covid-19 patients in NI during the height of the pandemic

Ten patients and 11 staff at Craigavon Area Hospital are now confirmed to have Covid-19, after two clusters were identified on the site.

On the Haematology Ward, where blood disorders are treated, ten of the 12 ward patients have tested positive.

Eight members of staff on the

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US Forces Korea raises health protection level again after spike in COVID-19 cases

A week after reducing its health protection level, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea has moved it back to HPCON Charlie “out of an abundance of caution” after a spike of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases among people arriving in South Korea.

Gen. Robert “Abe” Abrams, the head of USFK, said in a press release on Sunday that he has “complete confidence” that the Korean government “will suppress this outbreak and

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Is It Safe To Go Back To The Dentist Despite Surging Coronavirus Cases? : Shots

Dental offices have begun seeing patients return for routine procedures. Seattle dentist Kathleen Saturay has increased the layers of protective equipment she wears when treating patients.

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Dental offices have begun seeing patients return for routine procedures. Seattle dentist Kathleen Saturay has increased the layers of protective equipment she wears when treating patients.

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Is It Safe To Go Back To The Dentist, Despite Surging Coronavirus Cases? : Shots

Dental offices have begun seeing patients return for routine procedures, and are working under updated CDC guidance regarding the coronavirus pandemic. Seattle dentist Kathleen Saturay has increased the layers of PPE she wears when treating patients, among other precautions.

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Dental offices have begun seeing patients return for routine procedures, and are working under updated CDC guidance regarding the coronavirus pandemic. Seattle dentist

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