LETTER TO THE EDITOR
COVID-19 stigmatization: A devil and a deep blue sea
Kehinde K. Kanmodi 1, 2, 3  
,   Precious A. Kanmodi 2, 3  
 
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Department of Political Science, National Open University of Nigeria, Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria
2
Cephas Health Research Initiative Inc, Ibadan, Nigeria
3
Mental and Oral Health Development Organization, Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR
Kehinde K. Kanmodi   

Department of Political Science, National Open University of Nigeria, Jega, Birnin-Kebbi Road, Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria
Submission date: 2020-04-24
Acceptance date: 2020-04-28
Publication date: 2020-05-08
 
Popul. Med. 2020;2(May):10
 
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The authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none was reported.
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Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
 
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