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Coronavirus: Couple, eleven children test positive

An entire Spanish family including eleven children have contracted the Coronavirus. The Cebrian Gervas family members from Valladolid in north-west Spain have all been forced to go under strict isolation in their home after every single one of them was diagnosed with the virus. Mother, Irene Gervas was the first …

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Coronavirus: U/E GHS warns against aiding illegal migrants

The Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service is calling on traditional authorities and community leaders along the borders to help clamp down on illegal migrants entering the country. The directorate observed that, community members of some border areas in the region aid the transportation of illegal immigrants …

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Ghana Immigration Service officials arrest 44 foreign nationals

Officials of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have arrested 44 foreign nationals, who attempted using unapproved routes from Tatale in the Northern Region to Togo. The foreigners are made up of 37 Nigeriens, four Togolese, two, Beninois and one Nigerian. Speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Agency on …

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Could Ethiopia provide the cure to the coronavirus pandemic?

As scientists work around the clock to develop a vaccine for the world’s most debilitating disease, Covid-19, Ethiopia says it is developing a cure. In a joint press statement, the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MoIT) said: “a domestic treatment drug” is being developed …

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We’re targeting 50,000 tests in 6 weeks – Information Minister

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed that a total of 50,000 Coronavirus tests is expected to be conducted in the next four to six weeks. According to him, having devices that capture respiratory residue samples for lab and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) kits available would help achieve the aforementioned …

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Over 50 coronavirus vaccine trials ongoing – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that there are more than 50 trials for Coronavirus vaccine (COVID-19). When she appeared on a Channels Television programme on Tuesday, Fiona Braka, the country officer for WHO in Nigeria, said there is also a multi-country trial for a drug for the virus. …

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