Ebola Virus Disease
12 Mar 2021
The response of Nigerian health authorities in strengthening surveillance at the nation’s points of entry to prevent the entry of Ebola disease from two African countries is appropriate.
5 Mar 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commended Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) for donating N200 million to assist in combating the outbreak of Covid-19 in the country.
2 Mar 2020
Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, has explained that the nature and location of the environment determine the survival of Coronavirus Disease (COVID 19) Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and Lassa fever
2 Jan 2020
In 2014, Nigeria experienced an outbreak of Ebola virus disease. In our country where warm greetings are the norm, Ebola changed our reality as people no longer shook hands or hugged. Several businesses and schools closed down
22 Dec 2019
These are disease conditions caused by many unique families of viruses namely: Arenaviridae, Bunyaviridae, Filoviridae and Flaviviridae.
20 Jun 2019
There is renewed hope in the horizon that deadly diseases such as malaria and Ebola could be eliminated soon.
16 Apr 2019
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....
16 Aug 2018
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....
2 Aug 2018
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.
17 May 2018
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 ...
13 Oct 2017
The human race is under threat from possible disease epidemic deadlier than the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). An epidemic is a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time while a pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease.