Health

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...

March COVID-19 Round-Up: Pastor Chris, Age-related Conspiracies on Vaccines Fack-Checked

The term “COVID long-haulers” made waves on both traditional and social media in the month of March after it emerged that COVID-19 could lead to a lot of medical complications. These complications, according to...

Ramadan: Can I fast While Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms?

Ghanaian Moslems have joined their peers around the world in observing Ramadan, one of the five pillars of Islam, which requires that the faithful embark on a 30-day fast for spiritual revival. Moslems believe the...

March Round-Up: Conspiracies on COVID-19 Vaccines Debunked, Akufo-Addo, Pastor Chris Fact-checked

Fact-Check Ghana observed that during the vetting of the Minister-designate for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture Ministry in late February, the nominee, Dr Afriyie Akoto, made many false claims. In a report published,...

How Different Must I Observe the COVID-19 Protocols During Ramadan? Here’s What Experts Say

Millions of Muslims across the world have started observing Ramadan, a festival that includes a month of fasting and prayer. This year’s Ramadan observation will be the second since the world was hit by...

What Happens if I Don’t Get the Second Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Vaccination started in many countries across the world in late 2020. Here in Ghana, the exercise began on March 1, 2021, with President Nana Akufo Addo and other government officials taking turns to take...

COVID-19 Vaccination: At What Point will Ghana Attain Herd Immunity?

Across the world, COVID-19 vaccination programmes have been rolled out. According to ourworldindata.org, over 541 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. Health experts believe vaccination is one of the assured means to prevent...

Africa Centre for Disease Control Allay Fears Over AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines Side Effects

The African Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a statement allaying rising fears among citizens across the Continent in the wake of reported blood-clots related to the use of the AstraZeneca vaccines...

Suspension of AstraZeneca Vaccines in Some Countries Amidst Blood Clot Concerns: Are Ghanaians Safe?

Some countries especially from the European Union have temporarily suspended the administration of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine due to cases of blood clots detected in people who took the jab. This has raised...