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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Melody Okereke; Nelson Ashinedu Ukor; Lilian Muthoni Ngaruiya; Chikwe Mwansa; Samar Mohammed Alhaj; Isaac Olushola Ogunkola; Hadi Mohammed Jaber; Mashkur Abdulhamid Isa; Aniekan Ekpenyong; Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno;
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    Publisher: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

    ABSTRACTThe world has witnessed rapid advancement and changes since the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in Wuhan, China. The significant changes experienced during these times remain unprecedented. The African continent has initiated significant responses to curb the spread o...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Sulaiman Kanu; Peter James; Abdulai Jawo Bah; John Alimamy Kabba; Musa Salieu Kamara; Christine Ellen Elleanor Williams; Joseph Sam Kanu;
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    Publisher: Dove Medical Press

    Sulaiman Kanu,1,* Peter Bai James,2,3,* Abdulai Jawo Bah,2,4,5 John Alimamy Kabba,6 Musa Salieu Kamara,1 Christine Ellen Elleanor Williams,7 Joseph Sam Kanu8 1University of Sierra Leone Teaching Hospital Complex, Connaught Hospital, Freetown, Sierra Leone; 2Faculty of P...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Najmul Haider; Peregrine Rothman-Ostrow; Abdinasir Yusuf Osman; Liã Bárbara Arruda; Laura Macfarlane-Berry; Linzy Elton; Margaret J. Thomason; Dorothy Yeboah-Manu; Rashid Ansumana; Nathan Kapata; ...
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    Publisher: FRONTIERS MEDIA SA

    The World Health Organization defines a zoonosis as any infection naturally transmissible from vertebrate animals to humans. The pandemic of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 has been classified as a zoonotic disease, however, no animal reservoir has y...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Paul Richards;
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    Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)

    AbstractThis case study focuses on two epidemic diseases in Sierra Leone. Ebola in 2014–15 drew international response, but was contained within the Upper West African region. COVID-19 reached Sierra Leone in April 2020 as part of a global pandemic. Local social knowled...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Laura Dean; Janice L. Cooper; Haja Wurie; Karsor Kollie; Joanna Raven; Rachel Tolhurst; Hayley MacGregor; Kate Hawkins; Sally Theobald; Bintu Mansaray;
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    Publisher: BMJ

    ### Summary box COVID-19 presents a time to redefine vulnerability; however, in discussions of vulnerability, the health workforce, particularly in regard to their psychosocial well-being, is often forgotten.1 Healthcare workers (HCWs) in fragile settings are constantly...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Melis N. Anahtar; Bennett M. Shaw; Damien Slater; Elizabeth H. Byrne; Yolanda Botti-Lodovico; Gordon Adams; Stephen F. Schaffner; Jacqueline S. Eversley; Graham McGrath; Tasos Gogakos; ...
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    Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    ABSTRACTDeveloping and deploying new diagnostic tests is difficult, but the need to do so in response to a rapidly emerging pandemic such as COVID-19 is crucially important for an effective response. In the early stages of a pandemic, laboratories play a key role in hel...

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  • publication . Preprint . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Najmul Haider; Abdinasir Yusuf Osman; Audrey Gadzekpo; G. O. Akpede; Danny A. Asogun; Rashid Ansumana; Richard J Lessells; Palwasha Khan; Muzamil Mahdi Abdel Hamid; Dorothy Yeboah-Manu; ...
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    Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    AbstractLockdown measures have been introduced worldwide to contain the transmission of COVID-19. This paper defines the term lockdown and describes the design, timing and implementation of lockdown in nine countries in Sub Saharan Africa: Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, ...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Foday Mamoud Kamara; Esther Mokuwa; Paul Richards;
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    Publisher: Public Library of Science
    Project: WT

    BackgroundConcern has been expressed over how well Africa is prepared to cope with the pandemic of Covid-19. Will rural populations with low levels of education know how to apply community-based infection control? We undertook fieldwork in two villages in central Sierra...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Melody Okereke; Yusuff Adebayo Adebisi; Nzeribe Chisom Emmanuella; Hadi Mohammed Jaber; Lilian Muthoni; Najim Ben Barka;
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    Publisher: Kowsar Medical Institute
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  • publication . Preprint . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Martin Prince; Atalay Alem; Dixon Chibanda; Lara Fairall; Abebaw Fekadu; Charlotte Hanlon; Crick Lund; Andrew Jm Leather; Inge Petersen; Ruth Verhey; ...
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    Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    ABSTRACTBackgroundThe COVID-19 outbreak in sub-Saharan African countries started after those in Asia, Europe and North America, on 28th February 2020. The susceptibility to infection of populations in that region has been debated. Outbreaks on the scale of those seen el...

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