The White House Image caption Donald Trump in the Presidential Suite at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Since testing positive for coronavirus, US President Donald Trump has been receiving a number of different drugs, as revealed by his doctors. It is unclear when the president contracted the virus, butContinue Reading

Kenya’s education ministry has said masks will be distributed to needy students. The Education Minister George Magoha said the government would begin sending funds to public schools starting on Thursday. Face coverings reduce the spread of coronavirus droplets from coughs, sneezes and speaking. They should mainly be worn to protectContinue Reading

There are no Nurses at major hospitals in the Greater Accra Metropolis, the Ghana News Agency’s (GNA) investigation at the facilities on Monday has revealed. At the time of the visit, the GNA observed that only doctors were attending to patients, at facilities including; Accra Ridge hospital, Korle-Bu Teaching hospitalContinue Reading

Togo has become the first African country to eliminate sleeping sickness as a public health problem, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. It received “validation” of the sickness’ elimination after not reporting a single case in the past 10 years, the WHO added. “Togo is a pathfinder in eliminatingContinue Reading

A drug-resistant strain of the parasite that causes malaria has been identified by scientists in Rwanda. The study, published in Nature, found the parasites were able to resist treatment by artemisinin – a frontline drug in the fight against the disease. This is the first time scientists have observed the resistanceContinue Reading