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Kenya launches robots to cushion health workers from COVID-19 risks

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Kenya's health ministry on Friday launched smart anti-epidemic robot technology to reduce exposure of health workers to COVID-19 patients under their care. Mutahi Kagwe, cabinet...
Covid Vaccines

Chinese frontline doctors to help Ghanaians combat COVID-19

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The newly-arrived Chinese medical team, including frontline doctors who have participated in China's fight against the COVID-19, will soon join their Ghanaian counterparts to...
Covid Positive

1 million Americans have received a Covid-19 vaccine, CDC says

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More than 1 million Americans have received their first doses of a COVID-19 shot across the country since federal officials authorized two vaccines for...
Covid

Hong Kong reports 71 new coronavirus cases, two deaths

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Hong Kong health authorities reported 71 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, including 61 locally transmitted infections, as well as an additional 50...
Lockdown

Italian doctors’ association urges nationwide coronavirus lockdown

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Italy needs a nationwide lockdown to contain its spiralling coronavirus pandemic, the head of the national doctors' association (FNOMCeO), warned Sunday. "The Order of Doctors...
Lockdown

Austria enters partial coronavirus lockdown

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Austria is entering a partial lockdown for at least four weeks starting Tuesday, in a bid to avoid overburdening the health system during a...
Covid Positive

Kenya’s resurgent COVID-19 transmission raises fear of second wave

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The sudden increase in COVID-19 positive cases and fatalities that has been witnessed in Kenya lately has raised concern amid a looming second wave. Ministry...
Covid

No end in sight as India’s Covid-19 death toll crosses 100,000

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India's Covid-19 death toll has crossed the grim milestone of 100,000, seven months after the first case was reported in the country, government data...
Donald Trump

Trump treated with antiviral drug, ‘resting comfortably’ in hospital

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US President Donald Trump was being treated with the antiviral drug remdesivir and was "resting comfortably" after testing positive for the coronavirus and being...
Ndc Youth

We’re ready to debate Akufo-Addo’s Sawla-Tuna-Kalba DCE – NDC

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The Sindaa Youth of the National Democratic Congress has challenged the Chief Representative of President Akuffo-Addo in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District,Mr.Lawal Tamimu to a debate...
Covid Sensitizationa

NCCE completes two phases of COVID-19 sensitisation at Gushegu

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The Gushegu Municipal Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has completed its COVID-19 awareness and sensitisation campaign in the municipality. The...
Health Tth Donation

COVID-19: Catholic Relief Services supports TTH

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The Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) has taken delivery of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect its frontline health staff as they respond to COVID-19...
People wearing masks walk on the street in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2020. Turkey reported 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 238,450, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Turkey reports highest daily COVID-19 cases of past 1.5 months

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Turkey on Wednesday reported its highest number of daily COVID-19 cases for the past one and a half months, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca...
Beirut Explosion

International community pledges aid to blasts-stricken Lebanon

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The international community has pledged immediate humanitarian relief worth over 252 million euros (297.08 million U.S. dollars) to Lebanon, whose capital Beirut was rocked...
Donation Ams

COVID-19: African Mining Services support Municipal Health Directorate

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African Mining Services (AMS) Ghana has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs ) to the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Health Directorate to help curb the spread of...
Makeshift Hospital

Hong Kong opens first makeshift hospital as virus spread worsens

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A makeshift hospital at the AsiaWorld-Expo, a venue near the Hong Kong International Airport, began receiving COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms since Saturday afternoon,...
Health Donation Ashcell

COVID-19: Ashcell supports KATH frontline workers

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Ashcell Limited, Ashanti Region authorized distributors of MTN Ghana, has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline workers of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital...
Stigmatizing

COVID-19: NCCE condemns public stigmatization of recovered patients

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Mr. Eric Adu, the Acting Ahafo Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has condemned stigmatization and discrimination of people who...
Covid Re Testing

Kenya’s COVID-19 patients get solace from online groups amid self-isolation

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Staying in self-isolation for at least 14 days as one recovers from COVID-19 at home can be a very lonely experience. While one stays in...
Covid Re Testing

GHS to publish outcome of Hydroxychloroquine use on COVID-19 patients

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it is monitoring the performance of the Hydroxychloroquine use for treating COVID-19 patients and will soon share the...
Stigmatizing

NCCE calls for an end to stigmatization of COVID- 19 patients

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Ms Tickler Asante, the Kwahu South District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has urged Ghanaians to accept and show love...
Covid

COVID-19: All patients in Upper East recovered and discharged

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Dr Josephat Nyuzaghl, the Upper East Deputy Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in charge of Public Health, has said all 279...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Government completes expansion of Kumasi South hospital

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Government has completed the expansion of the Kumasi South District Hospital to enhance quality healthcare delivery, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana...
A Palestinian policeman speaks to a driver at a checkpoint at the entrance of the West Bank city of Nablus, March 23, 2020. Palestinian authorities on Sunday declared a 14-day lockdown on the West Bank as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye announced a ban on transportation and movement between the West Bank districts, urging citizens to stay at home. (Photo by Nidal Eshtayeh/Xinhua)

Smartphone app tracks COVID-19 patients under quarantine in West Bank

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Authorities in the southern West Bank district of Hebron have developed a smartphone application to track Palestinians infected with COVID-19. After the recorded patients download...
Stigmatizing

Stigmatization major hurdle to contact-tracing in Kenya’s COVID-19 fight

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A COVID-19 patient in Kenya who recently posted on social media a video of himself in hospital in the hope that he would sensitize...
Covid

S. Africa’s daily confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 10,000 mark for days

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South Africa's daily confirmed COVID-19 cases have surpassed 10,000 for days running, indicating the approaching of the infection peak, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize...
Stigmatizing

Be COVID-19 stigmatization prevention agents-NCCE tells students

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has advised the youth and students not to use jargons as names to stigmatize victims of the...
Hospital

More COVID-19 patients recovered and discharged in Western North region

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A total of 140 out of 200 confirmed COVID-19 cases have recovered and discharged in the Western North Region. The Region now has 60 active...
Dead Bodies

Two COVID-19 patients die in Ahafo

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The Ahafo Region has recorded the death of two COVID-19 patients. Mrs. Stella Sefa, the acting Ahafo Regional Chief...
Covid

U.S. steps up COVID-19 vaccines, therapies development as caseload tops 3 million

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The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced the establishment of a new clinical trials network on Wednesday aiming to...