Covid-19

It’s False! Nobel Prize Winner did not say “all vaccinated people will die within 2 years”

A viral message making rounds on WhatsApp and other social media platforms says “all vaccinated people will die in 2 years”. The message has been attributed to French Virologist and Nobel Prize winner, Prof...

Can I Still Transfer COVID-19 after Vaccination?

In March, Ghana commenced the COVID-19 vaccination exercise, joining other countries across the world. Clinical trials have shown that the COVID-19 vaccines are very effective at preventing severe sickness associated with COVID-19. Scientists say the...

Am I Immune from COVID-19 after taking Second Jab of the Vaccine?

Ghana began its vaccination exercise on March 2, 2021, with the target of vaccinating almost 20 million people by end of the year 2021. As of today May 24, 2021, Ghana had administered at least...

COVID-19: Will the Two Shots of Vaccines be Enough for an Immunocompromised Person?

Countries all over the world are gearing up to give out the second dose of its COVID-19 vaccines and Ghana has not been left out. According to experts, vaccination is one of the surest...

Experts Debunk Viral Claim that COVID-19 Vaccines Contain Magnets

Videos suggesting that COVID-19 vaccines contain magnetic substances have emerged on social media. In many of these videos which have gone viral, people who claim they have taken the vaccines are spotted sticking magnets...

What Happens When Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccines Delays – Here’s What Experts Say

As countries across Africa the world gear up for the second dose of COVID-19 vaccines, it should be emphasised that all the various COVID-19 vaccines have different time interval between when the first and...

COVID-19: Pregnant Women are Safe to Vaccinate, Research Reports Say

With little or no data to inform pregnant women's decisions about getting vaccinated against COVID-19, there have been raging concerns about the effect vaccines will have on them and their newborns. As of March 28,...

April Round-Up: Immunity from COVID-19 Explained; Viral Claim on IMF Downgrade of Ghana Debunked

The onset of COVID-19 inoculation triggered conversation around immunity globally. It became necessary for an explainer from fact-checkers including Fact-Check Ghana and in April, under the headlines, “How Long Does Immunity Last in Protecting...

How Long Does Immunity Last in Protecting People from COVID-19?

One surest way experts say can help curb the spread of Coronavirus is through vaccination. Vaccination prevents the spread of the virus by making one immune to it. But does immunity last forever? Does one’s status...