Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (R25TW009340)
Received: 14 March 2022
Accepted: 14 June 2022
First Online: 14 July 2022
: The study was voluntary and participants were enrolled only after informed consent was obtained from parents and guardians of children and adults. All guardians of children and adults in the proposed studies received a complete explanation of the study objectives in which blood and saliva samples were required. There were communications in the local language for those who needed translation and opportunity was given to individuals who refuse to participate or signed the written consent to participate. Informed consent and human subject research guidelines of the Ethical and Protocol Review Committee of the College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana (CHS 2016–2017) approved this study.
: Written informed consent for publication of their clinical details and/or clinical images was obtained from the patient/parent/guardian/ relative of the patient. A copy of the consent form is available for review by the Editor of this journal.
: The authors have no competing interests.