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WHO Supports Scientifically-Proven Traditional Medicine

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Brazzaville, 3 May 2020 – The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomes innovations around the world including repurposing drugs, traditional medicines and developing new therapies in the search for potential treatments for COVID-19. WHO recognizes that traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine has many benefits and Africa has a long history of traditional medicine and practitioners that play an important role in providing care to populations. Medicinal plants such as Artemisia annua are being considered as possible treatments for COVID-19 and should be tested for efficacy and adverse side effects. Africans deserve to use medicines tested to the same standards as people in the rest of the world. Even if therapies are derived from traditional practice and natural, establishing their efficacy and safety through rigorous clinical trials is critical. African governments through their Minist..

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Kim Jong international organization could also be dead or in ‘vegetative state,’ urban center and Japanese media say

Kim Erica Jong international organisation could also be dead, per a Hong Kong broadcast network, whereas a Japanese magazine is news that …

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Payboy, Another Ponzi Scheme, Stay Away – Coalition Of Aggrieved MenzGold Customers

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Listen to articleThe Coalition of Aggrieved Customers of Menzgold (CACM) has described Payboy Company Limited, an alleged offshoot of the defunct gold trading company, Menzgold Ghana Limited as a Ponzi scheme and cautioned its members against doing business with them. This follows calls on customers by Payboy Company to pay an amount of money in order to retrieve their locked up funds from the defunct gold-trading company. In a statement issued by the Coalition and signed by the leadership of the CACM on Wednesday, 22 April 2020, the coalition advised its members “to stay away from Payboy Company Limited.” According to the Coalition, information reaching them indicates that: “about 319 customers have fallen prey to the latest scandal by Payboy which extorts 9 percent to 20 percent of their locked up investment with the pretext that they can work magic to enable them to get their locked up invest..

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Loss Of Smell And Taste Validated As COVID-19 Symptoms In Patients With High Recovery Rate

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Listen to articleLoss of smell and taste has been anecdotally linked to COVID-19 infections. In a study published on April 12, 2020, in the journal International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, researchers at UC San Diego Health report the first empirical findings that strongly associate sensory loss with COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. "Based on our study, if you have smell and taste loss, you are more than 10 times more likely to have COVID-19 infection than other causes of infection. The most common first sign of a COVID-19 infection remains fever, but fatigue and loss of smell and taste follow as other very common initial symptoms," said Carol Yan, MD, an otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon at UC San Diego Health. "We know COVID-19 is an extremely contagious virus. This study supports the need to be aware of smell and taste loss as early signs of COVI..

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Sekondi-Takoradi Veterinary Service Department Covert Lab Into Covid-19 Testing Centre

Dr Kobby Okyere Darko, Western Regional Minister Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Listen to articleThe Sekondi-Takoradi Veterinary Service Department has declared its readiness to use its laboratory for the novel coronavirus disease testing as part of processes to expand the number of testing facilities across the country. The move is also meant to facilitate speedy testing of Covid-19 cases. The veterinary laboratory has the requisite biosafety facilities (Biosafety Level 3+) for samples to be safely contained. It would be recalled that President Akufo-Addo, during his address to the nation on Sunday, remarked that the government was making significant investments in the laboratory at the Veterinary Services Department in Takoradi and others across the country to help ensure a testing centre per region. The Western Regional Veterinary Officer, Dr. Simon Gbene, told DAILY GUIDE that the facility was 'equally efficient..

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Asokore Mampong Road Project Progresses After Rituals Performed

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic A portion of a constructed road that was fast deteriorating after major repairs, looks set to permanently stay in good shape this time around. Some residents bizarrely have the belief that the performance of some rituals to a major river god that lies on the portion of the road has protected the road from deterioration and not necessarily the shoddy works done by the contractor. The Aboabo to the Asokore Mampong road network, in the Asokore Mampong Municipality was constructed during the latter stages of 2016 when the NDC was in power. Strangely, the road deteriorated few months after completion sparked heated debate between the NPP and the NDC over how the contract was awarded. The present District Chief Executive (DCE), Alidu Seidu, has ordered for the road to be repaired several times, only for it to be destroyed again. He expressed surprise at the rapid manner in which the road network w..

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KMA Denies Closing Central Market

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Authorities at the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has vehemently denied reports that the Kumasi Central Market was closed to the public on April 20. The assembly has therefore admonished the public to disregard the false report, circulating online, stressing that the market had not been closed as being claimed. According to the false report, the Kumasi Central Market was closed down few minutes after the market was opened on Monday, following the lifting of the partial lockdown by the President. The story, which the KMA has described as hoax, also said there was congestion in the market as traders were not respecting social distancing protocols, thereby forcing the KMA to shut it down. But in a sharp rebuttal, the KMA PRO, Henrietta Afia Konadu, in a news release, stated that the story was full of lies, and blasted the author for engaging in bad journalism. “The KMA would like to state c..

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Court Gives BoG, Others Given 10 days To Respond To Suit Against GN Savings And Loans License Revocation

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Listen to articleThe Bank of Ghana (BoG), the Attorney-General and the Receiver of GN Saving and Loans have been given ten days maximum by the High Court to file their responses in the suit challenging the revocation of the license of GN Savings and Loans company. The court gave the order following the failure of the three defendants in the matter to file their responses as required by procedures of the court. Mr. Nduom sued the Bank of Ghana; Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta; Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo; and Receiver for GN Savings and Loans, Eric Nana Nipah in 2019. In his statement of claim, Dr. Nduom insisted that GN Savings and Loans was in good standing despite being declared insolvent by the central bank. He said government infrastructure project portfolio was in excess of GH¢2.2 billion, more than the company’s liabilities. He added that most of the company's funds had been..

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Claims 3million Ghanaians Might Contract COVID-19 False – Dr. Nsiah Asare

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Special Advisor to the President on Health, Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare has refuted media reports that about three million Ghanaians will contract the novel coronavirus. According to him, such claims attributed to him is false. “I want to just make it very short that it’s not true that Ghana will have three million people infected before we’ll reach the peak. It’s not true. We’ll never see that. Because as we speak now, the number of deaths in the country is nine. If you calculate it according to the percentage of the number of people who are infected, it’s 0.7%. So it’s nowhere near 5%. If you look at the number of tests we have done so far, we have 1,154 positives which is about 1.5% positivity of people that have been tested. And even if you look at the negative range, it’s about 98.5%. So we will never get near the WHO hypothesis,” he insisted. Dr. Nsiah Asare, former Director-General of the G..

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The billionaire and philanthropist – Bill Gates wants to “microchip” people to help fight diseases like COVID-19

The Microsoft co-founder has, like several different famed folks, been …

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