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USA: Nevada man’s COVID-19 reinfection, the first in the US, is ‘yellow caution light’ about risk of coronavirus

October 2020 Yahoo; An otherwise healthy 25-year-old Nevada man is the first American confirmed to have caught COVID-19 twice, with the second infection worse than the first. He has recovered, but his case raises questions about how long people are protected after being infected with the coronavirus that causes the …

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A public health researcher is warning that ultra-processed foods like white bread and burgers could damage your heart

October 2020 Yahoo; Ultra-processed foods are designed to be cheap, convenient, and keep us energized and full until the next meal. But increasingly, health experts are discovering these foods aren’t great at keeping us satisfied, or even alive, long-term. A new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control suggests that …

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KENYA :Kemsa rejected price discounts on Covid-19 kits

October 2020 Dailynation ;The management of the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (Kemsa) rejected discounts by suppliers of Covid-19-related items, a special audit has revealed, raising the red flag on the controversial tendering which may cost taxpayers up to Sh2.3 billion. A forensic audit by the Office of the Auditor-General found …

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Careful, don’t lower your guard just yet

September 2020 Dailynation ;A day after President Uhuru Kenyatta partially reopened the country, fear of a possible second wave Covid-19 infections is growing as some Kenyans fail to observe Ministry of Health guidelines.  The President relaxed some of the tough measures that had been put in place to prevent the …

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