Health

If I have coronavirus disease (COVID-19) will I pass it to my baby?

We still do not know if the virus can be transmitted from a mother to her baby during pregnancy. “The COVID-19 virus has not been found in vaginal fluid, in cord blood or breastmilk,” says Cadée, although information is still emerging. To date, COVID-19 has also not been detected in amniotic fluid or the placenta. The best thing you can …

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COVID-19: Is it safe to continue prenatal check-ups? |UNICEF

Many expectant mothers are fearful of going to appointments while they are taking precautions, such as staying home and practicing physical distancing when outside. “You do see a lot of adaptation happening at the moment in the world where midwives are doing clinics or certain appointments by phone, so that the actual looking at the baby and the growth of …

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COVID-19: Some staff of Tema General Hospital threaten to leave post over Covid-19

Some staff of the Tema General Hospital are threatening to leave post as management conceals information on their colleagues who have tested positive to Corinvirus. The Tema General Hospital is one of the designated national treatment centres for the COVID-19. According to the workers, management of the hospital is endangering their lives because they are concealing information on their colleagues …

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COVID-19: Sex workers suffer during social distancing in India

Director of the All India Network of Sex Workers, Amit Kumar told the media that sex workers in India have went to villages due to the current situation. Those who are still in New Delhi are facing a dire outlook, he said . “Many of them have nothing to eat,” Kumar said. “There are some arrangements made by government for …

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China continues rapid vaccine development with new trials

All what we hear nowadays are vaccinations and how to stop COVID-19, majority of us can not wait for good news about the cure. China has so far approved clinical trials for three vaccines to combat the novel coronavirus, a senior official with the Ministry of Science and Technology said on Tuesday. The first COVID-19 vaccine in the country, developed …

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Why are more Men dying from COVID-19 than Women? This is what experts says

Coronavirus is massively killing people with specifically, more Men than Women. Here is what experts say; A research published by China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention show that the death rate among men is 2.8% compared with 1.7% for women and the research suggests the trend will continue despite men and women being infected at similar rates. According to …

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Breaking News:1 Confirmed case of Coronavirus at Volta Region in Ghana

The rate at which COVID-19 is spreading in a short possible time in Ghana is quite dangerous. At 6:30pm news on United Television, reported 1 confirmed case on coronavirus at Volta region in Ghana. We followed up to find out the infected person whether a foreigner or Ghanaian but the findings did not clearly stated or indicated. We will try …

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University of Education(Uew) Withheld lectures for further notice.

Schools in Ghana now locking down and withholding lectures including university of Ghana(UG) and now the turn of University of Education, winneba.Per our report, the Dean of students affairs, Students Representative Council and Academic Board of University of Education, Winneba made this move due to the widespread of COVID-19. In an interview with some of the students, majority of them …

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Some Schools withheld lectures, 6 confirmed cases of corona virus in Ghana.

Some schools in Ghana now locking down and withholding lectures including university of Ghana(UG).As announced publicly by the School Representative Council(SRC), the lock down was made due to the rapid infection of COVID-19 in the country. Concerning the spread of the disease as at 14th of March 2020, Covid-19(Corona virus) cases in Ghana now has infected 6 people as reported …

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