Health

Remdesivir: Drug has ‘clear cut’ power to fight Covid-19

There is “clear-cut” evidence that a drug can help people recover from the coronavirus, say US officials. Remdesivir cut the duration of symptoms from 15 days down to 11 in clinical trial at hospitals around the world. The full details have not been published, but experts said it would be a “fantastic result” if confirmed, but not a “magic bullet” …

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East Africa Fight against Devastating Locust swarms hampered by COVID-19

East Africa has been fighting a massive locust swarm for weeks but now experts warn it could be made worse due to coronavirus. CNN’s David McKenzie reported that, while various countries are busily and seriously fighting Coronavirus, East Africa and some provinces are fighting massive locust swarms and deadly COVID-19 disease respectively(both). The pandemic disease(covid-19) has hampered a devastating locust …

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Government to construct 94 new hospitals in a year to prop up healthcare system

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced plans to construct 94 new hospitals across 88 districts and the six newly created regions. These new health facilities are intended to complement the existing ones and fortify the delivery of health services to individuals with various health challenges. “There are 88 districts in our country without district hospitals and we have six regions without …

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Controversial ‘virus free’ ID to be introduce by Chile

Chile is to go ahead with controversial plans to issue certificates to people who have recovered from Covid-19. The World Health Organization (WHO) has said there is “no evidence” that people who contract coronavirus are immune from being infected again, and warned that “immunity” documents could even help the virus spread. But a Chilean government official said people who had …

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Watch Video: 24 Years Old Drug Addict and a Prostitute narrates her tragic story

24 years old young beautiful lady with a nowhere identify narrated her sad story on ‘weed’ smoking and prostitution. According to a video sighted by Iconzplay.net, the young beautiful lady grew up on the street in her entire life smoking marijuana(wee) and a sex worker, popularly known as Prostitution. Pertaining to the Vloger’s interview, he spoke with the young lady …

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‘No Mask, No Entry’ RESEC to enforce Law in Greater Accra Region

As part of measures to prevent several spread of the COVID-19 in the Greater Accra Region, the regional security council (RESEC) has put in place various strategies that are expected to be strictly abide by all residents. According to the Regional Minister, education and sentisation on wearing of face masks will also instensify so as to ensure that the people …

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Ghanaians welcome end of three-week lockdown with mixed emotions(Jubilation)

The streets of Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi buzzed with life on Monday, a day after Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo addressed and announced the end of a three-week lockdown on movement around the capital and the city of Kumasi. While some Ghanaians were relieved to get back to work, others were left fretting after the country became the first in …

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Can my partner or family member be nearby when I give birth?

While policies vary by country, Cadée believes women should have someone nearby to support them, as long as the proper precautions are taken, such as wearing a mask while in the delivery room and washing their hands. “We are finding that in certain countries people are not being allowed to be with women, and that is worrying me. I can …

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What questions should I be asking my healthcare professional at this time?

Cadée underlines the importance of establishing a trusting relationship with your healthcare provider. “All of those questions that have to do with you and your health, I would ask them freely. If you have an open relationship with your healthcare provider – with your midwife, with your obstetrician – they will discuss these things with you and answer you openly. …

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I was planning on giving birth in a hospital or healthcare clinic. Is this still a good option?

“Women should ask their midwife [or health care professional] what they feel is the safest place for them and how precautions are being taken from situation to situation,” recommends Cadée. “It depends on the woman, on her situation and on the healthcare system.” “You would hope that most healthcare facilities have different facilities where those with the COVID-19 virus go …

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