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COVID-19: Coping with the changing times

The last week before being suspended from medical school due to the current viral pandemic was what I had been looking forward to the entire term- "Labour week". I still remember the day before the lockdown; heading to the hospital for my night shift. The city would usually be busy
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Autism Spectrum: 10 Quick Facts

It was the 13th annual World Autism Awareness Day yesterday (April 2nd). This day was set aside to encourage the need for self-education about autism, highlight the challenges faced by those living with autism, as well as put a spotlight on the unique skills and talents people with autism possess
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How much do you really know about tuberculosis?

The World Health Organisation designated Tuesday the 24th of February 2020 as World Tuberculosis Day. Today, TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious killer, claiming many lives on a daily basis. As global citizens, we can do our part by educating ourselves about the condition, in order to stop the discrimination
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Are you sleeping much these days?

Today is World Sleep Day, and I can begin by telling you how much I love sleep. I mean we all do, right? Anyway, World Sleep Day is an annual event celebrated on a global scale to educate others about the importance of healthy sleep, and the burdens that poor
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How Much Do You REALLY Know About Rare Diseases?

Rare Disease Day is celebrated annually in order to raise awareness and recognition of rare diseases, and the impact they have on the lives of people with such conditions in order to improve access to diagnosis, treatment, health and social care to those affected. It is estimated that there are
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