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US says vaccinated people can meet without masks

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that fully vaccinated Americans can return to some sense of normalcy. Those who have received the required jabs can visit with other vaccinated people and some unvaccinated people, according to the new guidelines. People are considered protected two weeks …

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Volta Region has UK strain of Covid-19 – Dr Djokoto

The Deputy Volta Regional Director of Ghana Health Service, in-charge of Public Health, Dr Senanu Kwesi Djokoto, has disclosed that the region has recorded the United Kingdom’s (UK) Covid-19 variant. According to him, this was known after genetic sequencing of the variant performed by researchers at the University of Health …

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Global Effects of Covid-19 on media and entertainment industry

Global Entertainment industry report is segmented based on online video streaming, amusement parks, theatrical productions, sports, live events, and trade shows. The global entertainment industry includes various entertainment venues such as online video streaming, amusement parks, theatrical productions, sports, live events, and trade shows. The entertainment industry(film and music) is …

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Zambia’s health minister tests positive for Covid-19

Zambia’s Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has tested positive for coronavirus, making him the second cabinet minister to have Covid-19. Information Minister Dora Siliya went public about her test results last weekend in order to fight the stigma associated with the virus, she told the BBC. The health minister’s test results …

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Ministry of Health equips Ho Covid-19 testing centre

The Hon Volta Regional Minister, Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa together with  the Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Prof John Owusu Gyapong,  Head of the COVID-19 Testing Centre, Ho, Dr. Deudu; and a Representative of the Volta and Oti Caucuses in Parliament, the Hon. Member of …

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Coronavirus may never go away – WHO warns

The coronavirus “may never go away”, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Speaking at a briefing on Wednesday, WHO emergencies director Dr. Mike Ryan warned against trying to predict when the virus would disappear. He added that even if a vaccine is found, controlling the virus will require a …

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WHO warns against untested Covid-19 cures

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged people not to put their faith in local untested remedies for coronavirus. The advice comes at a time when at least three African heads of state have said they are importing large quantities of a herbal tonic which the president of Madagascar claims …

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Coronavirus: US authorises use of anti-viral drug Remdesivir

The US’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised emergency use of the Ebola drug remdesivir for treating the coronavirus. The authorisation means the anti-viral drug can now be used on people who are hospitalised with severe Covid-19. A recent clinical trial showed the drug helped shorten the recovery time …

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