GHS To Begin A 5-Day Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Exercise Ahead Of Christmas
The Ghana Health Service is embarking on vaccinating individuals who, for some reason, are yet to vaccinate against the COVID-19 virus. This 5-day exercise will begin on Wednesday, December 14, 2002. This vaccination exercise will prevent a possible rise in covid-19 cases during and after this festive season.
Bright Simons Expresses Shock Over GACL’s Response To Queries On How Much Frontier Made From Covid-19 Testing
Vice President of policy think tank, Imani Africa, Bright Simons has expressed shock over the response given by the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) over queries on activities of Frontier Healthcare Service at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). Mr Acquah, a Journalist with the Multimedia Group, had in a letter dated September 9, 2022 requested, through the Right to Information (RtI) bill, Act 2019 (Act 999) the GACL to furnish him with information pertaining to how much Frontier Healthcare Service made from the covid-19 testing at the KIA.
Korle-Bu Staff To Undergo Mass Vaccination Over Renewed COVID-19 Outbreak
Following the resurgence of COVID-19 cases reported to the hospital, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital staff members have been instructed to participate in mass testing and vaccinations. The hospital has confirmed roughly 45 positive cases in the past two weeks, compared to just three on September 11th, 2022.
Health Titbits On Covid-19 ; Number of Deaths, Symptoms and Others
Coronavirus disease is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Covid-19 is caused by one virus, called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 or SARS-COV 2. According to Dr. Nicola Williams, the outbreak of the covid- 19 pandemic involving a novel pathogen has exposed gaps in the knowledge about detecting, managing, treating, and preventing infectious diseases.
[FACT] Total Spending And Reduced Revenues Due To COVID In 2020 Amounted To An Extra GHS25.1 Billion
There's a very interesting debate on Barnabas Nii Laryea's wall in which Kwabena Antwi-Boasiakoh claimed that "according to PWC (Price Water House Coopers), government's expected revenue in 2020 shrunk [from almost 100 billion cedis (total revenue)] to almost 23.8 billion cedis [(tax revenue) until 50 billion cedis tax revenue].
Zombie Coronavirus: Cadavers Can In Any Case Spread The Infection For Quite A Long Time After Death
Since a Coronavirus patient bites the dust doesn't mean the infection in their body does. A new report by specialists in Japan that still can't seem to be peer surveyed observed that irresistible infection was available in "enormous sums" in bodies of Coronavirus casualties as long as 13 days in the afterlife.
18 Million Vaccinated Against COVID In Ghana
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says a total of 18, 396,070 of Ghana’s population have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic as of July 20. Speaking at a presser, the Director-General of the GHS, Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye said uptake of COVID-19 vaccines has increased.
New Covid symptoms to look out for as people are mistaking fresh wave for a cold
In a week, the percentage of London hospital patients testing positive for Covid increased by 15%. Due to the way the virus has evolved, it can be difficult to distinguish between Covid and a common cold. Consider Covid. As with many respiratory viruses, it typically reappears during the colder months.
Can Coronavirus Spread Through Sex? Facts To Know
Even in 2022, the deadly disease, Corona Virus, otherwise known as COVID-19 has not been finally eradicated from the face of the earth but has been prevented to a minimum. This virus is widely known to spread through sneezing and coughing. But, can coronavirus be spread through sex?
Can taking vitamin D protect against COVID-19 disease?
There is currently no known cure or effective treatment for COVID-19, and very few research have examined the impact of vitamin D deficiencies or supplementation on the risk of getting the brand-new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. However, a recent study found that in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, blood levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D of at least 30 ng/mL appeared to help lower the risk of bad clinical outcomes and death.
Scientists Design Face Mask That Could Detect Covid And Other Viruses
Scientists have created a face mask that can detect viruses in the air, such as coronavirus and the flu. Even at extremely low liquid or gas concentrations, the mask can identify viruses. It has been hailed as a potential early warning system for various infectious disease epidemics.
Is Malaria deadly than Covid-19?
What is a Malaria? Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. It is preventable and curable. There are 5 parasite species that cause malaria in humans, and 2 of these species – Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax – pose the greatest threat.
Ebola outbreak in Africa, after Covid-19. Uganda takes a step, after confirmed cases
Ebola in Uganda: a new health center to contain the epidemic Jane Ruth Aceng, Uganda's Minister of Health has inaugurated a new Ebola treatment unit in the town of Mubende, the epicenter of the outbreak, as the number of confirmed cases continues to rise. Uganda has reported 14 confirmed cases of Ebola in the greater Kampala region, the country's health minister said on Monday, while assuring worried residents that the situation in the capital was under control.
From COVID 19 to Monkeypox to Marburg virus, check out how to prevent this new virus
As they say, prevention is better than cure. A new virus as been reported in Ghana and it is called Marburg virus. Let us check out how to prevent this virus in order to stay safe. Not long ago, Ghana recorded two cases of the Marburg virus.
The End Of The COVID Pandemic Is In Sight, Says WHO Boss
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the COVID-19 epidemic is close to coming to an end. The pandemic is progressively dying down, according to Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director General of the WHO, as a result of a decline in the number of fatalities worldwide.
NDC Never Said The Covid 19 and Ukraine War Have No Bearing On The Economy-Ghanaians Massively React
Paul Adom Otchere has stated that the NDC trusted the IMF but eventually the IMF has defended the NPP's analysis that the government was affected by Covid 19 and the Ukraine War. Paul Adom therefore asked if the NDC still trusts the assessment by the IMF. Many Ghanaians have reacted vehemently to what Paul Adom indicated as some have asked Paul Adom to make some corrections in his account.
Investigate covid-19 spraying contract- Martin Kpebu
Martin Kpebu, a private attorney, has requested that the government create an independent commission of inquiry to look into the Fourth Estate's accusations of corruption against the Office of the President. The controversial Covid-19 contracts that were awarded and approved by the President's Office are the subject of the corruption charges.
Open Your Eyes And Review Covid-19 Spending Fully - Isaac Adongo Tells IMF Officials
The Bolgatanga Central lawmaker, Isaac Adongo has recently asked the officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to fully review and investigate the government’s spending, especially in the area of the covid-19. The IMF staff team, led by Carlo Sdralevich, mission chief for Ghana, has been in the country for about a week for introductory conversations with the Ghanaian government about a possible IMF-supported program.
Ken Ofori Atta Blames Covid, Russia-Ukraine War For IMF U-turn
The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta has premised his government’s decision to go to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout, on the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war. The decision to seek the IMF bailout was despite the New Patriotic Party’s assurance of a Ghana beyond aid while in opposition and their entrenched stance of using a homegrown panacea for Ghana’s economic downturn a few months ago.
Bawumia Claims Ghana’s Debt Would Have Been Sustainable If Not For Covid-19 And Russia-Ukraine War
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has recently revealed that Ghana’s debt to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would have been sustainable if not for covid-19 and the ongoing war between the Russians and the Ukrainians. According to him, the country would have been within the sustainable threshold of about 68%, instead of the 76.6% at the end of 2021.