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HIV-TB Co-infection : A ticking Time bomb

The Association: What we know Tuberculosis (TB) is strongly associated with HIV infection and vice versa. HIV increases the risk of disease reactivation in people with latent TB. HIV is the most powerful risk factor…



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Sickle Cell Disease: A Primer

Background: Sickle cell disease (SCD) or sickle cell anemia (SCA) is a hemoglobinopathy wherein abnormal hemoglobin is produced. It was first noted by James Herrick a medical student of African descent in 1911, when he…