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Ghana activates Ebola response mechanism to deal with suspected cases of coronavirus

The Ghana Health Service has activated its Ebola response mechanism to deal with any suspected cases of corona virus that may be reported in Ghana. According to the Service, health...

Coronavirus vaccine could cost hundreds of millions of dollars — WHO

Governments and pharmaceutical giants must urgently begin expensive and risky work developing vaccines against the COVID-19 coronavirus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday. "Big decisions" need to be...

Ghanaian students in Wuhan, Hubei to get sufficient food and medical support

Dr Zhou Yuehan, the Spokesman of the Chinese Embassy in Ghana, says the Chinese Government has made provisions to get foreign students including; Ghanaians in Hubei and Wuhan sufficient...

Ghana ranks second on high cost of medications on global list

The Chief Executive of the Chamber of Pharmacy Ghana, Anthony Ameka, says the high cost of medicine in the country ranks second in the world. This he claims is due...

Surveillance high at Aflao Border against coronavirus

Port Health officials at the Ghana-Togo Border at Aflao have increased surveillance at the border towards early detection of any case of coronavirus into the country. They have also expanded...

Coronavirus: Evacuating Ghanaians in China is not an immediate option – MoH

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has given assurance that Ghanaians home and in China are safe from the deadly coronavirus. It, however, maintained its stance of not evacuating Ghanaian...

‘Way too early’ to predict end of COVID-19 coronavirus says WHO

China announced some 15,000 additional cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus on Thursday, a huge increase due to what they say is a definitional change in how they diagnose the...

Catholic Health Service calls on gov’t to assist private health care providers

The Ho Diocesan Catholic Health Services has marked this year's World Day of the Sick with a call on the government to increase its assistance to private health care...

Coronavirus officially named Covid-19, says WHO

The World Health Organization says the official name for the disease caused by the new coronavirus will be Covid-2019. "We now have a name for the disease and it's Covid-19,"...

Coronavirus: Evacuate Ghanaians from China- Minority gives gov’t 3-day ultimatum

The Minority in Parliament has renewed calls on government to, as matter of urgency evacuate Ghanaian students in China by Friday, February 14, 2020, to save them from the...

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Africa

Mali violence: At least 30 killed in spate of violence

At least 30 people, including nine soldiers, have been killed in three separate incidents in Mali. Twenty-one were killed when gunmen attacked a village in...

Only 34% of Nigerians use condoms during sex

Only 34% of adult Nigerians surveyed in a national poll use condoms during sex. According to the survey carried out by NOIPolls the results show that...

World

Coronavirus: First death confirmed in Europe

A Chinese tourist has died in France after contracting the new coronavirus - the first fatality from the disease outside Asia. The victim was an...

One dead, four injured in shooting outside Berlin music venue

One person has been killed and four others injured following a shooting late on Friday evening outside a Berlin music venue, German authorities said...