Episode 12: Covid-19 & Age – Kàsúwàn Kúgiyá Radio Drama
Radio Drama: (Kàsúwàn Kúgiyá), a Radio series focused on raising awareness and access to credible information about the coronavirus pandemic in our society.
Sule is adamant, his wife and daughter try telling him to be more careful, seeing that is a man of the public but Sule is convince that covid-19 is out for the old and not the young. He’s asked by the village head to represent him in a market meeting, what happens after gaps the mouth of the people in the market..
The drama is voiced in English and Hausa languages.
Increased age has been reported to be a factor for COVID-19 severe outcomes. However, many studies do not consider the age dependency of comorbidities, which influence the course of disease. Protection strategies often target individuals after a certain age, which may not necessarily be evidence based. The aim of this review was to quantify the isolated effect of age on hospitalisation, admission to intensive care unit (ICU), mechanical ventilation and death.