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Typhus is making a comeback in Texas — aided by heat, poverty and cats

Source: aolnews.com An old microbial enemy of ours is mounting a quiet comeback in the South, a new study published this month in Emerging Infectious Diseases has found — one aided by poverty, climate change, and cats. Researchers from Texas tallied up reported cases of confirmed or suspected typhus, a broadly defined disease spread by several insects and arachnids, within ...

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Senseless Portfolis Insensitive Government!

By Manasseh Azure Awuni Senseless portfolios, insensitive government Yesterday, I listened to the Minister of Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, on Joy FM’s Top Story with Evans Mensah. He was trying to defend the president’s decision to shoot the number of ministers and deputy ministers to a record 110 since this nation was born. After listening to his submission and the tape ...

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National TB control Programme to acquire digital solar panelled X’ray machines

The National TB control Programme is scaling up efforts at detecting TB cases early with digital solar panelled X’ray machines. The Programme is therefore calling for public engagement in sensitising the society to fast track the process of early detection for effective treatment and cure, towards the global strategy to End TB by 2035. These came up at a press ...

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TB ‘spreading’ from infected cows to humans -Reports

There are reports that infected cows transmit Tuberculosis (TB) to human beings through the consumption of cow milk and meat. Confirming this to GBC’s Radio Ghana, the Head of Public Health, Veterinary Service, Dr. Bashiru Kikimoto said for the past three years the Service has not been able to inspect and treat milk at production centres. Dr. Kikimoto cautioned cattle ...

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NCOGA establishes diamond jubilee education trust fund

Source: NCOGA Secretariat, New York. New York: As Ghana marks the 60th anniversary of its independence, Ghanaians in New York Area also joined the National Council of Ghanaian Associations (NCOGA) to celebrate this historic event in the Bronx. The event attracted many Ghanaians and other African Nationalities across the five boroughs of New York and neighboring States of Connecticut and ...

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Ho High Court adjourns Western Togoland separatist’s case

Source: Myjoyonline.com The Ho High Court has adjourned a case involving seven members of a separatist group calling for the restoration of the Western Togoland from Ghana, Tuesday. Three out of the seven members of Homeland Study Group Foundation who were charged with treason felony appeared before the court presided over by His Lordship, Justice Charles Agbevor. Martin Asiamah Agbenu, ...

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NANA KONADU AGYEMAN RAWLINGS IS NOT THE PROBLEM

  In the last few days, there have been a barrage of attacks on the person of Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings. These attacks were in response to a demand made by the former National Democratic Congress (NDC) member of parliament for Ningo-Pampram, E.T. Mensah, who was urging the NDC as a party to apologize to the former first lady and ...

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‘Government’s Free Senior High School Policy is excellent’

Agona Swedru, March 14, GNA – Professor Augustus Eduafo, a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Kidney Transplant, United States of America, says the Government’s policy on free Senior High School should be hailed by Ghanaians as it would enhance human resource development. He said the policy must be commended because majority of parents could not afford to send their ...

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