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WHO Head — The World Is “On The Brink Of Catastrophic Moral Failure”

The hoarding of vaccines by richer countries is a matter of concern for the head of the World Health Organization (WHO). Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus has charged that there could be delays for COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to poorer countries under the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) Facility. He said, “Just 25 doses have been given in one lowest-income country — not […]

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COVID-19 Crisis Continues Unabated

The global case tally for the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 93 million on Friday and the death toll rose above 2 million, with the U.S. leading all nations by cases and fatalities. The U.S. added another 238,390 new cases on yesterday, according to a New York Times tracker, and at least 3,973 patients died. The U.S. has averaged 240,199 cases a […]

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Prescription For Fighting Off Dementia

When he’s not on CNN giving updates on the coronavirus, Sanjay Gupta is at his day job, as a neurosurgeon. “I’ve had a longstanding love affair with the brain,” he said. “You’re a brain surgeon — what’s it like to hold it in your hands?” asked CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook. “First time I ever operated on […]

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Diabetes Drug Gets Recall For Contaminant

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a widely used diabetes drug metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets have been recalled from the market. This move follows the manufacturer’s discovery of unacceptably elevated levels of a cancer-causing contaminant. Consequently, Indian pharmaceutical company Marksans Pharma has recalled the selling of the product. Metformin tablets are used to treat type 2 diabetes and […]

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Health Tips Under COVID-19 Lockdown

COVID-19 has immensely affected the global healthcare. Its dangerous effect has continued to keep many of us locked in our homes, which may easily result in the adoption of some bad habits. So, we are here with some ideas that might be helpful for most. Using these ideas on how to stay healthy during lockdown will provide some inspiration as […]

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A Brief Overview Of COVID-19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment.  Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness. The best way […]

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How To Properly Wear A Mask?

If you choose to wear a mask: Before touching the mask, clean hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water Take the mask and inspect it for tears or holes. Orient which side is the top side (where the metal strip is). Ensure the proper side of the mask faces outwards (the colored side). Place the mask to […]

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How To Make Jamaican Pepperpot Soup

Jamaican Pepperpot soup is a great way to eat soup with a difference. This richly spiced dish is traditionally served on a Friday or Saturday for dinner, but today is eaten at any time of the day or week. A vegetarian version of this soup can be easily made by removing the meat and using vegetable bouillon cubes. Ingredients: 1 […]

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Watch For COVID-19 Symptoms

According to the U.S. government agency, Center for Disease, Control, and Prevention (CDC), people with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.  People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Muscle or […]

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WHO Places Hold On Hydroxychloroquine Trial

The World Health Organization (WHO) has disclosed that it will temporarily suspend clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19. This new move comes against a study that shows that using the drug on COVID-19 patients could increase their chance of dying. Director-General Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus made the announcement at a WHO media briefing recently. He said the […]