Charlotte Bomford, Author at The Village Doctor

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Coronavirus in a microscope

Can You Get Covid Twice? What experts say.

Reinfection reports are still rare but steadily growing around the world, and they’re likely underreported. There have been confirmed cases of reinfection in Hong Kong, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Ecuador. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Manage mild covid-19 at home

How to manage your mild COVID-19 at home

According to the World Health Organization, about 80% of COVID-19 infections are mild. 15% progress to severe infection which requires oxygen assistance, and 5% progress to the critical stage and need a ventilator to help with breathing. The

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caring for the elderly during pandemic

Caring for the elderly during Pandemic

It has been a couple of months since the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted everything in our lives, from the economy to our health status. It has inflicted so much fear and uncertainty that people have practically stopped moving.

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Vaccinations: A Lesson Behind the Outbreak

Since 2018, the issues surrounding giving vaccinations to infants and small children has been a major concern in the healthcare community. To make matters worse, the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled the health system all over the world causing

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3 tips to encourage your kids to wear face masks

3 Tips to Encourage Your Kids to Wear Face Masks

A common question that doctors hear from patients is, “Should children wear face masks to combat coronavirus?” The World Health Organization (WHO) published a set of guidelines on the use of protective coverings for children. Exactly how children

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