Day: February 9, 2021

11-day-old baby Contracts COVID-19 at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

– The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti Region is witnessing an increase in COVID-19 cases

– The cases been recorded includes babies and children with the oldest being 14 years

– Unfortunately an 11-day-old baby has been infected

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News reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti Region is witnessing an increase in COVID-19 cases.

Unfortunately, the cases being recorded includes babies and children with the oldest being 14 years.

According to a report filed by JoyNews, the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital has in the last 10 days, recorded 9 cases among children.

COVID-19: 11-day-old baby contracts virus at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

COVID-19: 11-day-old baby contracts virus at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
Source: UGC

The sad part is, the youngest among the cases recorded is an 11-day-old baby.

The Head of the Child Health Directorate, Professor Sampson Antwi, said the situation

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Israeli health worker forced ex-girlfriend into quarantine FOUR TIMES despite her not having Covid

Israeli health worker forced his ex-girlfriend into Covid quarantine FOUR TIMES despite her not having the virus

  • The 35-year-old health worker is suspected of misuse of power of office, fraud, violation of privacy and false imprisonment
  • The suspect ‘sent messages to his ex-girlfriend’s phone about her immediate need to enter isolation due to exposure to confirmed coronavirus patient’
  • But the woman had ‘not been exposed to such a person,’ Israeli police said 

An Israeli working for the health ministry is being investigated on suspicion of falsely forcing his ex-girlfriend into coronavirus quarantine four times without medical justification, police said Thursday.

The man, identified only as a 35-year-old resident of northern Israel, is suspected of various offences committed over several months, including misuse of power of office, fraud, violation of privacy and false imprisonment, a police

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Stimulus check update: Did COVID hurt your income or did you have a child in 2020? Filing tax return early may boost COVID stimulus check

Americans whose incomes dipped in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic may want to file their tax returns early this year to bank a bigger stimulus check.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the $1,400 stimulus payments proposed as part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion “rescue plan” will be based on household incomes listed in either 2020 or 2019 tax returns, whichever is on file with the Internal Revenue Service when the Treasury Department starts cutting checks.

With lawmakers and the Biden administration pushing to finalize the next stimulus deal before mid-March, when supplemental unemployment benefits expire, Americans hit hard by the economic crisis last year could stand to benefit by filing their 2020 returns as soon as possible once the IRS starts accepting them on Feb. 12.

If your income dropped and you file a return before the checks go out, the payments will be based on

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What Parents Should Know About Heavy Metals in Baby Food Report

Arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury – those are among the toxic heavy metals a congressional subcommittee found in leading brands of baby food, including some sold to parents believing organic foods were best for their babies.

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Oversight’s subcommittee on economic and consumer policy unveiled its findings on Feb. 4 of its investigation of seven companies, some of which refused to cooperate with the subcommittee.

The World Health Organization has declared the heavy metals dangerous to human health, particularly to babies and children, suggesting that even low levels can cause serious damage to brain development, the report said.

Nurture, Beech-Nut, Hain, and Gerber complied with the subcommittee, while Walmart, Campbell, and Sprout Organic Foods did not, the report said.

“The Subcommittee is greatly concerned that their lack of cooperation might obscure the presence of even higher levels of toxic heavy metals in their baby

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