COVID-19 has had a slow growth in various African countries. I look at the reported numbers and it seems that although the epidemiological proportions are in agreement with the global numbers, the low rate of testing is perhaps contributing to the lower number of reported cases.
Category: Global Health
COVID-19 and Modeling the Lock Down: Some Thoughts on a Viral Paper
A modeling paper discussing the impact of lock down has been virally transmitted on WhatsApp. In this post, I outline why I disagree with the core findings and assumptions of the model.
The COVID-19 War Will be Lost in our Hospitals
My reflections on why we need to mount a community-owned action plan to combat COVID-19 and how it will be detrimental to depend on our secondary and tertiary care hospitals to fight the COVID-19 battle.
Lessons from International Efforts to Control COVID-19
A quick summary of the policy steps taken by various countries to contain or mitigate the transmission of COVID-19.
Witnessing Death: The Charnel House of Choeung Ek, Cambodia
Disclaimer: Contains graphic depictions of death and brutality, unfortunatley, all of which is based on truth. There are pictures and accounts of the genocide perpetrated on the Cambodian people by the despotic rule of the Khmer Rouge, under the administration of the Angkar, under Pol Pot's leadership.