Ebola

 

Ghana Health Service launches new guidelines to prevent cholera outbreak

The Ghana Health Service has put in new guidelines to avoid any outbreak of cholera and a spread of it should it occur in any part of the country. In ... more
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Ebola: $5m vaccine deal announced

The Vaccine Alliance, Gavi, has signed a $5m (3.5m) deal for an Ebola vaccine, to protect against future outbreaks of the deadly disease. The deal commits pharmaceutical company Merck to ... more
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That’s My Opinion: Mental slavery, mental poverty...who can cure us?

Most people run from when Ebola is mentioned and shiver at the thought of HIV. We don't even wish it on our enemies. Yet we are living with 3 deadly ... more
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Video: Apply our laws and send two Gitmo terrorists back- Ursula tells Mahama

The New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West is accusing the president of willfully bringing two self confessed terrorists into Ghana. Quoting Ghana's anti-terrorism act, part of which ... more
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Ebola virus: New case emerges in Sierra Leone

Health officials in Sierra Leone have confirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization declared the West Africa outbreak over. The country was declared free of the ... more
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Liberia to be declared Ebola-free, ending world outbreak

Liberia is to be declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO), effectively putting an end to the world's worst outbreak of the disease. The "end of active transmission" will ... more
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Teenager invents system to stop germs travelling around planes

A teenager has worked out how germs travel on planes - and what can be done to stop them. In a recent TED,Raymond Wang, 17, explainedhow he built computer simulations ... more
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Late Adadevohs family may sue Ebola filmmakers

The family of the late physician, Dr. Stella Adadevoh, has threatened to take a legal action against the makers of 93 Days , a movie dedicated to the memory of ... more
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CAF lifts ban on Guinea after being declared Ebola free

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has given Guinea the green light to host their home games after the West African nation was declared 'Ebola Free' by the World's Health ... more
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Snapshot 2015: The year of goats,chaos and scandals - Part 2

After setting a new date to end the power crisis, the president admonished businesses to be smart: Smart businesses do not shut down as a result of Dumsor, he said ... more
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Joy News 2015 Review: 365 days of news in Ghana

Its been 365 days, 52 weeks, 12 months. We bring you the JoyNews 2015 Year in Review. We look at major highlights of year from politics to business and from ... more
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Guinea declared Ebola free by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, two years after the epidemic began there. Guineans are expected to celebrate the landmark with ... more
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