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Sickle cell

Portrait of a Sickle-cell crisis

“I don’t want to inflict the burden of my Sickle-cell disease on an innocent young bride,” my little brother once told me. However, as an Igbo man, the pressure to carry on the family name ultimately proved too much to withstand.  I’m…

Sickle cell children can live long — Expert

Sickle cell children can live long unlike widespread but wrong belief that children with sickle cell disorder cannot live beyond  21 years.A medical doctor, Mrs.Anuzie Odia, made the clarification while spreaking at a counselling…

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