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UE Stakeholders appeal to Global affairs Canada and UNICEF to extend SPREAD

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Stakeholders in the Upper East Region have appealed to the Global affairs Canada and UNICEF to extend the...
COVID 19 vaccine

COVID-19 variants: Concerns raised in Japan over allergic reactions to Pfizer jab

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Japan's health ministry reported Wednesday a further eight incidents of people experiencing severe allergic reactions after receiving a COVID-19 jab, with the minister in...

Somalia imposes strict measures to curb spread of COVID-19

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Somalia on Wednesday imposed strict measures to stem the second wave of COVID-19 in the country, banning large public gatherings for 30 days and...
HIV -AIDS

Let us rekindle the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS

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Mr Samuel Opoku-Afriyie, a medical practitioner at the Effiduase government hospital, has stressed the need to rekindle the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS. ...
COVID-19

Covid-19: ARCC tightens regulations on safety protocols to help stop spread

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The Ashanti Regional Security Council (REGSEC) would soon mandate the police to conduct snap checks on commercial vehicles with the view to apprehending those...
Assemblies of God

Assemblies of God prays against spread of COVID-19 among children

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The Assemblies of God Church on Sunday prayed against the spread of COVID-19 in the country, especially among school children, as they prepare to...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows a cloud of locusts flying in Mwingi North, Kenya. A number of East African countries are suffering serious locust infestation, with Kenya experiencing its worst in 70 years, which, if left unchecked, could grow 500 times in scale by June, a UN spokesman said Friday. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said besides Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are undergoing their worst locust infestation in 25 years, and that Djibouti, Eritrea, Uganda and Tanzania are also experiencing swarm activity and locust breeding, while the risk of spread to South Sudan is high. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

UN releases fund to fight desert locust spread in Kenya

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The United Nations has appropriated 1.5 million U.S. dollars from its Central Emergency Response Fund to fight the possible spread of a desert locust...
Ethiopian Army

Violence, insecurity spread in Ethiopia, beyond Tigray region: UN

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Violence and insecurity is reported spreading in Ethiopia beyond the conflict-torn Tigray region as people flee its major city of Mekele, UN humanitarians...
Mtn Presentation

MTN reiterates commitment towards stemming nationwide spread of COVID-19

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MTN Ghana, a telecommunication company on Thursday reiterated its commitment towards the nationwide fight against the spread of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19). ...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Covid-19: Innovations are key to containing spread in Africa

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Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Director of World Health Organization (WHO) Africa, says technological health care innovations in COVID-19 has played a key role in...

Sarkodie, Naa Ashorkor, Sister Derby, Others Spread Malta Guinness Inspiration

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Malta Guinness Influencers, Sarkodie, Naa Ashorkor, Sister Derby, Giovani Caleb, Regina Van-Helvert, Dr. Vanessa and Aaron Adatsi; have been inspiring and motivating fans...
Polio

Polio virus thrives and spreads in insanitary conditions-Dr Dzokoto

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Dr Senanu Kwesi Dzokoto, Deputy Volta Regional Director of Health, in charge of Public Health, has called on the citizenry to keep their surroundings...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Dutch government announces new restrictive measures to curb virus spread

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The Dutch government on Friday announced new restrictive measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. "The facts are alarming," Prime...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Child organization in Cambodia launches toll-free call service, interactive game to help prevent COVID-19...

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Save the Children in Cambodia, supported by Cellcard, has launched a toll-free 3-2-1 call service and an interactive game for information related to COVID-19,...
Covid

Tunisia sees rapid spread of COVID-19 – health official

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Tunisian health official announced Tuesday that Tunisia is experiencing rapid spread of the coronavirus. Nissaf Ben Alaya, director general of the National...
Ebola

South Sudan concerned about spread of Ebola during COVID-19

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South Sudan said on Sunday it was monitoring the border with Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to avert the spread of Ebola during...
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...
Covid

Laxity in COVID-19 preventive measures may further spread virus in South Sudan

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Health officials in South Sudan on Monday warned that non-adherence to COVID-19 preventive measures could derail efforts to fight the virus and fuel the...
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Curfews imposed in about 40 U.S. cities as protests against police brutality spread

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About 40 U.S. cities including Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago and Washington D.C. have imposed curfews as protests against police brutality kept spreading for the...
Cloth Masks

GOC President Encourages The Wearing Of Masks To Curb The Spread Of The Covid-19

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Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has encouraged sportsmen and women to wear nose and mouth masks to stop...
FILE - In this June 25, 2019, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Kabul during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan. On Monday, March 23, 2020, Pompeo arrived in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a U.S. peace deal signed last month with the Taliban. Pompeo's trip to the Afghan capital comes despite the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when world leaders and statesmen are curtailing official travel. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

Those who spread “political virus” should be held accountable

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By Zhong Sheng COVID-19 is currently making some severe situations in the US with skyrocketing confirmed cases and deaths, tugging the heartstrings of all the...
A man wearing a face mask looks at screens displaying the Ontario government's messages on COVID-19 at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Canada, on April 9, 2020. Canada could see 22,580 to 31,850 COVID-19 cases and 500 to 700 deaths by April 16, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Thursday. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

COVID-19 updates: Canada’s COVID-19 spread slows down due to effective health measures

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The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - OTTAWA -- Canadian...
Coronavirus

Spread of coronavirus to Rwanda’s countryside contained by lockdown, though cases found in all...

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by Lyu Tianran, James Gashumba, and Frank Kanyesigye Experts have said the lockdown imposed by the Rwandan government contained the spread of...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Somalia races to prevent spread COVID-19 amid calls for vigilance

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The Ministry of Health of Somalia has called on citizens to remain vigilant and follow health guidelines as part of efforts to prevent the...
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

Spread of COVID-19 has been contained in China

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China announced Tuesday it has basically blocked the spread of the novel coronavirus within the country, with the city Wuhan as the main battlefield,...
Peking Opera artist Dong Fei started sharing his stories of the traditional Chinese art form on Douyin since 2018, taking the opera closer to more young Chinese. Photo is a screen capture from the Douyin app

Short videos drives spread of traditional Chinese culture, art

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By Yang Chenghu, Cui Li Traditional Chinese culture and art has gain a foothold on short video platforms and attracted a large number of young...
UNHCR

Armed conflict in Libya worsens situation amid COVID-19 spread

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The United Nations Higher Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday said that the ongoing armed conflict in Libya is worsening the situation in the...
Andre Ayew

Black Stars skipper Andre Ayew donates to Tamale natives to fight the spread of...

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Ghana captain Andre Ayew had donated items to the Tamale Metropolis in an effort to fight the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world. The 30-year-old donated...

Coronavirus: Our Interest is to Stop the Spread and not to Queue for Ghana...

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What shall it profit NIA when it finishes its registration exercise and by which time majority of Ghanaians are infected with the deadly Covid-19...
Covid

Africa facing the COVID-19 pandemic – Testing, the first bulwark against the spread

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Appeared in China, in November 2019, the COVID19 pandemic has infected more than 416,686 people, and made more than 18,589 victims across over 197...