Ebola Virus Disease
Hope rises for malaria, Ebola ‘elimination’
There is renewed hope in the horizon that deadly diseases such as malaria and Ebola could be eliminated soon.
Where will world’s next killer diseases come from?
The countries most likely to be responsible an outbreak of a contagious killer virus such as Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Zika or dengue have been revealed by scientists. Researchers have created heat maps to show viral hot-spots....
Lagos prepares for impending Ebola virus outbreak
Recent reports on the resurge of Ebola Virus Disease making rounds in the news raised fear among countries, as they move to strengthen their readiness and emergency response for possible outbreak.Barely a week after the Health Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Oly Ilunga....
Another Ebola epidemic fears persist
Fears of another Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) epidemic have been raised after a new strain of the killer virus has been discovered.According to a report by DailyMailUK Online, officials warn the Bombali strain of the virus, found in bats in Sierra Leone, has the 'potential' to strike humans.
Herbal cures for emerging viral infections
Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is ‘here’ again! There is also an imminent threat of another deadly virus tagged Disease X by the World Health Organisation (WHO).Indeed, several coronavirus (severe acute respiratory syndrome [SARS], Middle East respiratory syndrome [MERS]), flavivirus (yellow fever, West Nile, dengue, Zika), and alphavirus ...
Monkeypox and memories of Ebola Virus Disease
The news first hit the airwaves last Tuesday, where it was initially described as a “strange disease,” while some said it was either chicken pox, or smallpox, which was eradicated world-wide in 1980.
93 Days – Story of Ebola in Nigeria
“Twenty-one million people call this city home,” says a female voiced intro as ’93 Days’ opens, signposting the devastation that could have been wreaked by Ebola Virus Disease ...
Private screening of Ebola film jolts fading memory
One of the producers and CEO of BAP, Mrs. Bolanle Austen-Peters, who just returned from the U.K. after a successful outing at London West End with her musical theatre, Wakaa, could not contain her joy in pulling off this filmic feat.
Nigeria prepares to tackle emerging epidemics
Concerned that Nigeria especially Lagos State is still vulnerable to emerging epidemics such as the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Lassa fever, Zika virus and others, medical experts have warned that government at all levels must...