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Kumasi GES dispels rumours of infection in schools

Mr David Oppong, the Kumasi Metropolitan Director of Education, has described as false, reports that some final year students who recently returned to...

Benin’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 21

The death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic in Benin had increased to 21 as the country reported two more death cases on Tuesday, according...

Wearing of face mask is not a choice – Muntaka Chasant

The failure of a section of the public to wear face masks as part of measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 may...

Step up stigmatisation education on COVID-19 – Ghana Psychological Association

The Ghana Psychological Association has urged government and relevant state agencies to step up stigmatisation education on COVID-19 to maximise early reporting and reduce...

Rwanda to deploy robots in fight against COVID-19

Rwanda on Tuesday said the country will put five high-tech robots into use to fight COVID-19 in its treatment centers. "The use of robots...

COVID-19: More than 500 industrial workers get infection from one source

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday, explained that more than 500 workers at a Tema fishing factory, who tested positive for COVID-19 last...
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COVID-19: Two recover in Hohoe

Two patients of COVID-19 in the Hohoe Municipal Hospital of the Volta Region have recovered, officials told the Ghana News Agency on Tuesday. ...

Zimbabwe conducts mass testing in village after 3 localized COVID-19 cases confirmed

Zimbabwe health officials are conducting mass COVID-19 testing at a village about 100 km southwest of the capital, Harare, following the death of an...
U.S. President Donald Trump (C) delivers a statement at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, Jan. 8, 2020. Donald Trump said on Wednesday that no U.S. casualties have resulted from Iran's missiles attack against U.S. forces in Iraq on Tuesday, adding that the United States would impose additional sanctions against Tehran. (Xinhua/Hu Yousong)

Trump says African Americans having higher rates of COVID-19 infection in U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday evidence shows that African Americans have higher rates of COVID-19 infection in the United States. Trump...

WR DVLA introduces queue management system to avoid infection

The Western Regional office of the Driver Vehicle and Licensing Authority (DVLA) has introduced a queue management system to stop crowding which characterized their...
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Netanyahu quarantined for 2nd time after health minister’s infection with coronavirus

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday went into isolation for the second time in a week after his health minister was diagnosed with...
Medical staff record information of a patient at “fangcang” hospital in a cultural building complex dubbed “Wuhan Livingroom”, Feb. 9. (Photo by Li Han, People’s Daily)

Online chat rooms share Wuhan doctors’ experience with world

Ye Baixin, a doctor at a Wuhan hospital, had a busy schedule even during his quarantine. Every morning, his phone buzzes with nearly 100...
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COVID-19 cases in Switzerland approach 10,000, death toll over 100

Nearly 10,000 cases of COVID-19 infection have been reported in Switzerland, Federal Councilor Alain Berset said at a press briefing in Bern on Wednesday. ...
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Hotels, eateries contravening COVID-19 control measures risk closure — DCE

Mr Derick Owusu Ambrose, the Assin South District Chief Executive (DCE), has given a 24-hour ultimatum to...
A cured novel coronavirus pneumonia patient bows to medical staff after being discharged from Huainan First People's Hospital, east China’s Anhui province, March 6. He is one of the last three patients discharged from the hospital. Photo by Chen Bin, People’s Daily Online

Heroism well explained by Chinese medical workers returning to work after recovering from infection

During the battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), some frontline medical workers, who exposed to great danger of the disease, unfortunately get infected. Doctors...
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Morocco confirms 1st case of coronavirus

Morocco on Monday confirmed its first case of COVID-19 infection, official news agency MAP reported. The case was confirmed Monday evening after...
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Italy reports 152 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection, 3 deaths

A total of 152 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Italy, including three deaths and one recovery, said Angelo Borrelli, head of the...
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Coronavirus-free Palestine on high alert for outbreak

Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kailah said on Sunday that Palestine is still free of coronavirus infection as the health authorities are being on high...

Egypt free from COVID-19 case, transparent about infection

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Sunday that Egypt is free from any COVID-19 case as his government is fully transparent about the...

Evacuating Ghanaians from china would increase risk – Ambassador

Mr Shi Ting WANG, the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, on Thursday called on Ghana not to evacuate its nationals from China as the act...
Patients infected with the novel coronavirus are seen at a makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 5, 2020. The makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city began accepting patients Wednesday. The hospital can provide about 1,600 beds to infected patients. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Chinese hospitals discharge over 10,000 recovered patients of coronavirus infection

By Qiu Chaoyi A total of 10,844 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been discharged from hospitals after recovery by the end of Feb....

Cancer patients more susceptible to novel coronavirus infection

Chinese medical researchers have discovered that patients with cancer are more susceptible to infection of the novel coronavirus, according to a recent research article...
Aerial panoramic photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows the interior of a cultural building complex dubbed "Wuhan Livingroom", which is being converted into a hospital to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus, in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan plans to convert three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

China reports 3,694 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection, 73 new deaths

Chinese health authorities Thursday said it received reports of 3,694 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 73 deaths on Wednesday from 31...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

U.S. researchers maps possible root of Zika infection

U.S. scientists from University of California, Davis (UC Davis) have worked out "hot spot" maps of regions in the world that can help health...

Texas Man Dies From Flesh Eating Bacteria

A Texas man died this month after contracting a rare, flesh-eating bacteria while helping to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey, officials said Monday. Josue...

Vaccines against newborn infections soon to come

South African manufacturer will be the first in a low-resource country to develop a vaccine against Group B Streptococcus vaccine, a leading cause of...

Unusual bacterial infection has killed 18 people so far in Wisconsin

Local health officials said they were testing water, skin-care products, and over-the-counter medications to identify the source of the Elizabethkingia bacteria. ...

HIV infection prevention in children will safeguarde AIDS-free generation

Sibongile says preventing HIV in children secures the future. (F. Niyigena) Ndimubazi made the remarks, yesterday, while officiating at the national event to mark...

Khloe Kardashian Book Signing Called Off Due to a Staph Infection

Khloe Kardashian had to cancel a book tour appearance due to mysterious illness. The event to promote her new book “The Strong Looks Better...

Naah Eye Infection Forces Him to Miss NAC Breda Victory

Naah watched the game from the stands By El Akyereko Frimpong Follow the writer on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficial Ghanaian youth star Divine Naah missed NAC Breda?s 4-0 hammering...