Tag Archives: Coronavirus

President Akuffo Addo will go into Self-Isolation for 14 days.

The Ministry Of Information (Ghana) , have released through a press statement , the president’s intent of going into self-isolation after one person in his close circle , tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. The 14-Day precautionary self isolation starts today.. Several tests run on the president earlier today came out negative.

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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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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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COVID-19: Kenya quarantine escapees arrested while drinking at bar

Two people who fled a quarantine centre in Kenya have been arrested at a bar where they were found drinking despite social distancing regulations. They were among dozens of people filmed jumping over a wall of the facility in the capital, Nairobi, drawing public condemnation. While under arrest they said they had planned the escape because they were not getting …

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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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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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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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