- A final year visual arts student who tested positive for COVID-19 at the Swedru School of Business has missed his first WASSCE exams
- According to his mother, the cost of treatment is expensive even though he has an NHIS card
- Her name, as well as that of her son, have remained undisclosed
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The mother of a final year senior high school student who tested positive for COVID-19 has spoken out on how her son missed his first West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) exam due to his condition.
According to the sad parent who made her revelations in an interview with 3News sighted by YEN.com.gh, her son is a Visual Arts student.
Although the written exams for the West-African examination are yet to commence, some of the programmes that have practical tests have started and Visual Arts is one of them.
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The gentleman was taken into isolation after he was confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus at the Swedru School of Business.
His mother further stated during the interview that the cost of treating him was overbearing for her as she is finding it difficult to settle all the bills.
This part of the story raises eyebrows as the woman reveals her son has the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) card but she still had to pay for all the medication, including Citro-C.
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In another report, two COVID-19 vaccine candidates have shown positive results in separate trials across the world. In Britain, a trial saw 1,000 adults participating and found that the vaccine had induced 'strong antibody and immune responses'.
Another trial took place in China and saw over 500 people taking part. This trial also showed that most participants had developed a positive response against the virus.
Both possible vaccines have proven safe for human use and trials found that they had both produced strong immune reactions, according to doctors.
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