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Asthma Attack: Types, Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Asthma is a persistent respiratory disease that causes the inside walls of the bronchial tubes to become swollen and inflamed. It is a chronic disease that affects people of all ages, sizes, colours. Signs The common signs are wheezing and a rattling sound in the chest. Often, Asthma starts in childhood but can also develop in adults. Sometimes one can outgrow Asthma in the adult stage, but it is not always the case. statistics Globally, approximately 235 million people…

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Health: Common causes of a runny nose and headache

 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), almost everyone has experienced a headache in life. Everybody is susceptible to headache regardless of age or colour. The UK’s Medical News Today, a web-based medical news outlet, stated that headache could be a sign of stress, emotional distress or medical disorder like migraine, high pressure, anxiety or depression. On the other hand, a runny or stuffy nose occurs when the tissue lining the nose becomes swollen, according to the US’ MedlinePlus….

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Ivory Coast: The office of Prime Minister and the abysmal omen

Ordinarily, the prime minister’s office in many countries is powerful; it is a position everyone would dream of and do everything to occupy. Sure, the second in command, after the President. Ask Kamala Harris and the likes; they would wholeheartedly tell you it is a political position some would rather die for to reach. Die for, or perhaps die in, if you are familiar with the political climate of Ivory Coast. Hum!  For sure, it is a desirable influential…

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Road Accidents and Preventable Deaths

Road accidents are a significant problem facing the world for decades, and their consequences are heart-wrenching. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) figures, even though road accidents have affected numerous people worldwide, the survival chances are higher in high-income countries than in low and middle-income countries. That is a good reason for concern. The WHO 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety noted that the proportion of patients who die before reaching a hospital in emerging countries is…

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Bill and Melinda Gates divorce after 27 years of marriage

The Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have divorced after 27 years of marriage. In a Twitter message, the couple announced they “no longer believe we can grow together as a couple.” “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” they added. The billionaire couple jointly runs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has spent billions in philanthropy.  How it all…

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Buckingham Palace: Prince Philip has died aged 99.

Buckingham Palace has announced Prince Philip’s death, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, at the age of 99. He passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle, the Palace announced. “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. “He helped to steer the Royal Family and the monarchy so that it remains an institution indisputably vital to the balance and happiness of our…

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John Magufuli: Tanzania’s COVID-19 Sceptic President dies at 61

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has died at a hospital in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday. He was 61 years old. According to the televised message from the country’s Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan, “President John Magufuli died of a heart ailment that he has battled for over 10 years.” The Vice President announced 14 days of national mourning. Samia Suluhu Hassan is now constitutionally the acting President of Tanzania until the next election. She will be Tanzania’s first female…

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Ivory Coast’s PM Hamed Bakayoko dies in Germany

Hamed Bakayoko, the Prime Minister of Ivory Coast, has died of cancer in a hospital in Germany, authorities say. Mr Bakayoko passed away on Wednesday, a few days after his 56th birthday. Hamed Bakayoko was flown to France in February for medical treatments and later transferred to Germany when his condition worsened.  Hamed Bakayoko was newly appointed prime minister in July, after the sudden death of his predecessor, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, sadly, the appointment did not last long. After…

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Health: Checking Your Blood Pressure at Home May Save Your Life

The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) defines blood pressure as a measure of your heart’s force to pump blood around your body. It is determined by the amount of blood your heart can pump and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. Blood pressure can either be high or low. High blood pressure – also known as hypertension –  is a state where the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that…

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Exposure of Inequality, Hypocrisy and Double Standard

It is more than one year since the novel corona conquered the entire wishy-washy world dauntlessly with its lethal, vicious virus. The deadly disease first erupted in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019 before spreading rapidly to other parts of the globe. According to the data published by Johns Hopkins University, more than 111 million people have contracted the virus, 86.4 million infected people were lucky to have survived the virus, and 2.4 million others have succumbed…

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