Received: 18 November 2019
Accepted: 7 May 2020
First Online: 30 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The original project received ethics clearance the University of Ottawa’s Office of Ethics on November 26th, 2018 under the number H-08-18-876. The protocol received ethical clearance from the University of Ottawa’s Office of Ethics and Research Integrity on November 26th, 2018 under the number H-08-18-876. There was no local institutional ethics committee at “Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Libreville” (CHUL) but we received administrative consent (0001023/MSF/CHUL/DG) from the hospital officials and ensured that all necessary processes required were followed, and that all approvals were obtained prior to the commencement of the study. No participants under 16 years old participated in this study. Written informed consent from participants were obtained prior to the study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no competing interests.