Health

How do I protect myself from Hepatitis B?

By Dr Vincent Karuhanga I am Hepatitis B negative but recently found out my wife is positive. How do we engage in sexual intercourse since we need to start a family? Aaron Dear Aaron, People mainly get infected with the Hepatitis B virus through sexual intercourse with infected partners or when infected mothers pass it

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UK chief scientist says new virus variant may be more deadly

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a coronavirus press conference at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday Jan. 22, 2021. Johnson announced that the new variant of COVID-19, which was first discovered in the south of England, may be linked with an increase in the mortality rate. (Leon Neal/Pool via AP) By JILL LAWLESS

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Biden signs burst of virus orders, vows ‘Help is on the way’

President Joe Biden signs executive orders after speaking about the coronavirus, accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris, left, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, right, in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and

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A man has been fined £1,000 for failing to self-isolate after arriving in the UK from Somalia.

A man has been fined £1,000 at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court for failing to self-isolate after arriving in England from Somalia (Picture REX) By Josh Layton Traveller fined £1,000 for breaching self-isolation rules by visiting sister A man has been fined £1,000 for failing to self-isolate after arriving in the UK from Somalia. Basuir Fidin, 34,

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7 Challenges Faced by Small Businesses During COVID 19

The bad news about the COVID 19 pandemic is that nobody knows when it’s likely to end. The challenges faced by small businesses during CO Vid outbreaks are significant and require attention. All business owners can agree that the present economic climate is difficult for all companies. Even more difficult for small businesses because of

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UK may move patients into hotels to ease hospital strain

A row of ambulances are parked outside the Royal London Hospital in London on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. British officials are considering tougher coronavirus restrictions as the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients surpasses the first peak of the outbreak in the spring. (Yui Mok/PA via AP) LONDON (AP) — England’s health care system may move

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Pfizer’s Scandal in Nigeria – How An Experimental Vaccine Killed 11 Children in 1996

Vaccine By Takudzwa Hillary Chiwanza. Western medical and scientific companies have always used Africa as their testing ground for new medicines, and in the process, they have decimated innocent lives. This has been done to quench an insatiable desire for mega-profits. All ethics and regulatory approvals are thrown out the window for the relentless pursuit

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Kenya says 1st AstraZeneca vaccine doses to come next month

Pupils Concodia Primary school in Mombasa County, Kenya, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, as schools re-opened after a nine month break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All Primary and secondary schools in the country were reopened in congested classes despite efforts by the national government to have fulfilled their promises of having new desks and new

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UK prime minister orders new virus lockdown for England

In this image taken from video, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a televised address to the nation from 10 Downing Street, London, Monday Jan. 4, 2021, setting out new emergency measures to control the spread of coronavirus in England. (Pool via AP) By DANICA KIRKA and SYLVIA HUI LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris

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UK scientists worry vaccines may not protect against S.African coronavirus variant

People queue as they wait to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at London Bridge vaccination centre, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain December 30, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – UK scientists expressed concern on Monday that COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out in Britain may not be able to protect against

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