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Air Pollution Could Increase Risk Of Irreversible Blindness – Study

A study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology has revealed that exposure to air pollution increases the risk of blindness in older adults. The study found that small increases in air pollution contribute to the occurrence of age-related muscular degeneration (AMD), a condition that causes irreversible blindness. The study, …

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Gov’t Announces Free Covid-19 Tests At Public Labs

The government through the Ministry of Health (MoH) has directed public laboratories in the country to offer free Covid-19 tests for all walk-in requests from persons with ill health, contact tracing and those exposed to the infection.     In a statement issued by the MoH and signed by its …

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COVID-19: Ghana’s active cases hit 3,813; death toll now 377

Five more individuals have passed on increasing the death toll to 377 since the last update, according to the Ghana Health Service At least 616 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed taking Ghana’s active cases to 3, 813, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) is reporting. Total number of confirmed cases since March …

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Nose Masks Sales Increase In Kumasi

Nose mask sellers in Kumasi Central Business District are making good sales, following the resurgence of the spread of the coronavirus and re-opening of schools by the government. They told the Ghana News Agency in Kumasi that demand for the item had gone up, making their business attractive. A visit …

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