The global response to Covid-19 has been heavily tilted towards vaccines to the neglect of treatments; in fact, from the very onset of the epidemic we’ve hardly been hearing about treatments but only about vaccines, as if vaccines are the treatment.
This report looks into COVID 19 situation in Cameroon with regards to the distribution of COVID 19 cases, the situation of health workers, some key mortality and morbidity indicators as well as the weekly evolution cases; making use of data from the beginning of the pandemic up to the 3rd of July 2020.
Bulletin No 009 Why Should I Wear A Mask? The Science Behind The Wearing Of Facemasks As A Way To Curb The Spread Of Covid-19
People are required to constantly wear facemasks, observe hand hygiene and practice physical distancing in most public spaces to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But what is really the science behind the wearing of facemasks? Does it really reduce the spread of COVID-19?
Healthcare seeking behaviour (HSB) is defined as, "Health or care seeking behavior has been defined as any action undertaken by individuals who perceive themselves to have a health problem or to be ill for the purpose of finding an appropriate remedy.
Projections of the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy in general and Africa in particular are indeed dismal. Whilst the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) estimates a global economic recession by 0.5 for 2020