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Can Pregnant People Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Can Pregnant People Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Pregnant people’s exclusion from clinical trials means we’re missing important information on the safety and efficacy of the vaccine in that potentially high-risk group. “Just a little bit ago the FDA informed Pfizer that they do intend to proceed towards an authorization of their vaccine,” Azar told Good Morning America. “We should be seeing the authorization […]

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine: What To Expect Before, During, and After

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine: What To Expect Before, During, and After

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is officially being distributed throughout the US after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized it for emergency use on December 11. Right now, the first round is being rolled out to health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities—so unless you fall into one of those two groups, you’re likely not going […]

Poor Countries Seen Missing Out As Rich Nations Hoard COVID-19 Vaccines

Poor Countries Seen Missing Out As Rich Nations Hoard COVID-19 Vaccines

Nine out of 10 people in dozens of poor nations could miss out on getting vaccinated against COVID-19 next year because rich countries have hoarded far more doses than they need, campaigners said on Wednesday. Rich nations home to 14% of the global population had bought 53% of the total stock of the most-promising vaccines […]

Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse

We have almost seen it all, we even never thought we have. #StopAbusingWomen, #StopAbusingMe and a lot of hashtags have been trends awash on the social media space. And this is due to the heart-rending reports of cases of rape and sexual abuse occurring in different parts of the country and the world as a […]

Women ‘Use Advice Apps for Sex Tips’ Rather Than Health

Women ‘Use Advice Apps for Sex Tips’ Rather Than Health

Rather than using apps to seek health information, 20 per cent of African women use them to please their partners, writes Laura Owings. As Ruth Nabembezi, a 25-year-old social entrepreneur, was growing up in an orphanage in Uganda, she became increasingly frustrated about the lack of sex education for African women. After losing her parent to HIV/AIDS, […]

You Should Include This In Your Diet

You Should Include This In Your Diet

Do you know the most healthy meat? you’re right, its white meat. White meat I mean Chicken, turkey, rabbit meat and the likes of them. These meats are usually nutritious and taste really nice but I’ve heard a lot of people say they can’t eat a particular meat for a particular reason. For example, pork […]

Most Countries Failing To Address Women’s Needs During Pandemic – UN

Most Countries Failing To Address Women’s Needs During Pandemic – UN

COVID-19 crisis offers a chance to reshape societies for a fairer future, according to U.N. Women and the U.N. Development Programme Only one in eight countries worldwide have brought in measures to specifically protect women from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a database of government responses to COVID-19 launched by two U.N. […]

How Often Do You Go For Check-Ups

How Often Do You Go For Check-Ups

I did a survey recently to confirm a particular suspicion of mine. My suspicion is this; a lot of people don’t normally go for checkups until probably when they’re sick and need to really visit the doctor. Even for a fact, some have never even done that before except if they’re seriously under the weather. […]

Coronavirus Rumours And Regulations Mar Burkina Faso’s Malaria Fight

Coronavirus Rumours And Regulations Mar Burkina Faso’s Malaria Fight

Health worker Estelle Sanon looked on helplessly as a woman tried to make her squirming baby drink a mug of malaria medicine outside their house in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou. Normally Sanon would hold the 18-month-old and administer the dose herself, but because of coronavirus, she has to keep a distance from her patients. “If […]

The Struggles Of Being Asthmatic

The Struggles Of Being Asthmatic

I and a few other people got heartbroken when a close friend of mine got diagnosed with asthma. ASTHMA, a chronic disease involving the airways in the lungs. These airways or bronchial tubes allow air to come in and out of the lungs. Let me take you through a life journey. In our first year […]

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