Covid-19

Taking COVID-19 vaccines: what should those who fear needles do?

The challenges confronting the administration of vaccines to subdue the spread and impact of COVID-19 are many. Having have to deal with series of conspiracies surrounding the virus and its vaccines, the world is...

COVID-19 vaccination: can I drink alcohol before or after the jab?

Many have had cause to be cautious on what to or not to take before and after taking the COVID-19 vaccine jab so as not to limit the effectiveness of the vaccine. One major concern,...

Should I be worried about distortion in my menstrual cycle after vaccination?

When taking the COVID-19 vaccine jab, one may be told by health professionals the known side effects such as fever, headache a sore arm or some may even be told they would be home...

What you can and cannot do after COVID-19 vaccination. Here are the views of experts

The COVID-19 vaccines did not only bring hopes of survival against the deadly coronavirus but also the expectation of life returning to normalcy, at least in the shortest possible time. The games, the family reunion,...

Should men be worried about the impact of COVID-19 virus, vaccine on their reproductive health?

Soon before the deployment of the COVID-19 vaccines in Ghana, rumours were rife that the vaccines have been made to deplete Africa’s ballooning population. Aside from that, there were also concerns that men who take...

Can COVID-19 increase susceptibility to other diseases after recovery?

The long-term health consequences of COVID-19 remain largely unclear since the virus has existed for just about a year and a half. Available statistics have proven that most people who succumb to the pandemic...

What you need to know about COVID Passport and its emerging matters

As many countries continue to roll out the second dose of vaccines, there is a continuous conversation about the need for a global health certificate on COVID-19. It is argued that it will aid...

Is AstraZeneca vaccine less effective against the Delta variant?

The Delta variant, first identified in India in 2020, has, in the last few weeks, been fueling the surge in global cases of COVID-19. It has led to the hospitalisation of a lot more...

All you need to know about the ‘dangerous’ Delta variant of COVID-19 in Ghana

A new and more dangerous variant of COVID-19 has been identified by the World Health Organisation known as Delta Variant. According to the Ghana Health Service (GHS), six Delta variants of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 virus)...