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By the Numbers: A Layman’s View of Statistics Reporting on the Spread of COVID-19 Throughout Africa and the World

A Layman’s View of Statistics Reporting on the Spread of COVID-19 Throughout Africa and the World OverviewAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO), COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.Most people infected with the coronavirus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. The elderly and those with underlying medical problems like... Read more

The Connection between Heart Disease and Diabetes in African Populations

Type II diabetes is a chronic disease that is developed due to the body’s inability to use insulin for the processing of glucose for fuel. This illness has become a progressively growing problem worldwide as the global prevalence of type II diabetes has grown from 4.7% to 8.5% between the year 1980 to 2014 (Gao, Seshasai, Gobin, Kaptoge, & Di Angelantonio, 2010). A large proportion of the world, 1 in 10 people develop type II diabetes... Read more
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