Health

COVID-19: should we clean our cell phones daily?

The mobile phone has become a handy communication tool used every day. A 2018 study in America revealed that we are likely to touch our phones 96 times per day. A 2021 cell phone...

COVID-19: What experts say about the risk of infection from the Delta variant among an unvaccinated population

The Delta Variant has proven to be the most dangerous strain of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). It is more contagious and has stronger resistance to the available vaccines. Some people who are fully vaccinated have been hospitalised...

Can I infect my baby as a pregnant woman or breastfeeding mother when I contract COVID-19?

Questions about the novel coronavirus which has ravaged the world continue to prick the minds of many. Among others, this explainer will provide answers to whether a pregnant woman who contracts COVID-19 can infect the...

I’m not feeling well, but I’ve already been vaccinated. Should I get tested for COVID-19?

About just 2% of Africa’s 1.3 billion population is fully vaccinated. The statistics show that it will take a long time for Africa to reach herd immunity. In view of this, those who are fully...

COVID-19: Ghana’s third wave. Here’s what we know

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that Africa is facing the “steepest COVID-19 surge yet” since the pandemic began in late December 2020. The WHO said this is attributable to the sharp rise in...

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...

June roundup: Gabby’s misleading claim on press freedom, vaccination and the impact of COVID

June started with the Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, reacting to former education minister and presidential running mate of the NDC, Prof. Jane Naana Agyemang's comments on the performance of students under...

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...