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Trump’s panned payroll tax deferral is mandatory for 2.2 million federal employees and military members

An estimated 2.2 million federal workers and military members cannot opt-out of the temporary payroll tax deferral ordered by President Trump, meaning that they will see larger paychecks through the end of the year but smaller paychecks early next year. Employers generally have the ability to opt-out of the deferred payroll tax, […]

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WHO acknowledges ‘evidence’ of airborne transmission of coronavirus

Source: pulse.com.gh The World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged the possibility of an airborne spread of the novel Coronavirus. The WHO previously held that the virus only spreads through small droplets expelled from the nose and mouth of an infected person. However, on Tuesday the Geneva-based organisation acknowledged “evidence emerging” of airborne […]

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The difference between Quarantine and Isolation:

Introduction Isolation and quarantine help protect the public by preventing exposure to people who have or may have a contagious disease. Isolation separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick. Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of people who were exposed to a contagious disease to see […]

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Akufo-Addo goes into self quarantine after exposure to person with coronavirus

Source: www.ghanaweb.com President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is going into a 14-day self-quarantine after getting exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. “On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a 14-day precautionary self-isolation measure in compliance with COVID-19 protocols,” Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the […]

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Ex-President Rawlings’ mother goes home tomorrow

Source: Ghanaian Times The mother of former President Jerry John Rawlings, Madam Victoria Agbotui, will begin her journey to eternal rest, tomorrow morning, after living for 101 years on earth. A pre-burial service would be held at the Forecourt of the State House, Accra from 9am to 10.30am after family, friends and […]