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The COVID-19 situation in Sudan. Plus, a possible life-saving intervention?

Volume: 61  ,  Issue: 1 , September    Published Date: 14 October 2020
Publisher Name: IJRP
Views: 317  ,  Download: 121
DOI: 10.47119/IJRP100611920201448

Authors

# Author Name
1 Hassan I. Osman
2 Meisa Elmamoun
3 Ahmed A. Elgamel

Abstract

Purpose of review: To place forth a true understanding of the epidemiological characteristics of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sudan as well as propose a possible intervention that might decrease, if not completely deplete, the mortality rate. Recent findings: As of the 26th of August 2020, as per the JHU’s online world map covering the COVID-19 pandemic, the total number of confirmed cases worldwide was 23,918,447 with 819,945 deaths with the United States of America being the worst infected nation followed by Brazil and Mexico (based on the total number of deaths); in the Republic of the Sudan, the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) reported by the 23rd of August 2020, a total of 12,974 cases, 819 (~6.3%) of these patients had died, 6557 (~50.53%) had recovered and the remaining 5598 (~43.1%) were classified as “active” despite the nation being in experiencing a, at least partial, lockdown.

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • autoimmune
  • Sudan