Category Archives: HEALTH NEWS

What we are trying to prevent coronavirus from becoming

What we are trying to prevent coronavirus from becoming . St. Patrick’s Day was a turning point in the aggressiveness of the federal and state governments’ response to the novel coronavirus. The Trump administration announced plans for tougher border restrictions and an $850 billion economic stimulus package, possibly to include immediate, direct payments to households… Read More »

Researchers say Japanese flu drug ‘clearly effective’ in treating coronavirus

Early trials have shown that a Japanese flu drug is effective in treating the coronavirus, according to reports on Wednesday. Medical authorities in China said they tested the antiviral drug favipiravir on 340 patients and found it reduces recovery time and improves the lung condition of patients, according to the Guardian. Patients who tested positive for the… Read More »

Global coronavirus death toll surpasses 10K, number of confirmed cases nears quarter million

The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 10,000 on Friday morning. In addition to the 10,038 deaths, with approximately two-thirds of which occurring in China and Italy, there have been nearly a quarter of million confirmed cases around the globe. There have been also been 86,035 people who have recovered from the COVID-19 virus,… Read More »

Excessive intake of paracetamol could cause liver, kidney failures – Expert

By | June 29, 2024

A medical doctor with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Gbenga Adebusoye, has warned that abuse of paracetamol in general and in tenderizing meat in particular, could lead to liver and kidney failures. According to him, the abuse of paracetamol leads to rapid damage to the liver, which can cause acute liver injury that could… Read More »

How to Prevent Coronavirus

By | June 28, 2024

How to Prevent Coronavirus. The World Health Organisation (WHO) always recommend that washing your hands with soap and water, then covering your mouth when coughing, avoiding the unnecessary unprotected contact with live animals and to consume only meat that has been thoroughly cooked. This post is solely about how to prevent the coronavirus though but let’s, first of… Read More »

COVID-19: 26 students, 3 teachers test positive at Akosombo International School

By | June 19, 2024

A total of twenty-nine (29 ) persons made up of 26 students and 3 teachers have tested positive for COVID-19 at Akosombo International School (Ais) in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern region. This was after results of mass testing of students, teaching and non-teaching staff in school trickled in. Starr News sources indicate that the infected… Read More »