Is the Flu The Current Pandemic? Here is everything you need to know about it.

What is the Flu? Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. What are some of the common symptoms? Symptoms range from mild to severe: fever, cough, body aches, and fatigue. How Does it Spread? The flu primarily spreads person-to-person, with transmission possible before symptoms surface. Crowded places, […]

Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention: What Everyone Should Know

  Embarking on a journey to safeguard your well-being starts with knowledge and proactive choices. In recognition of Cervical Health Awareness Month, we delve into some cervical health essentials by answering frequently asked questions.   Understanding the significance of early detection and prevention strategies can be pivotal in steering the course towards a healthier future […]

The Silent Threat of Typhoid Fever

WHAT IS TYPHOID FEVER? Contrary to popular belief, typhoid is not malaria or caused by the same organism. It is caused by a bacteria called “Salmonella typhii”, which usually causes severe sickness if not detected and treated well enough.   HOW IS TYPHOID FEVER TRANSMITTED? It is easily gotten from eating or drinking contaminated food […]