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24 Sep
Nigeria is often referred to as the “Giant of Africa” owing to its large population and economy. There are more than 250 ethnic groups speaking about 380 languages ...
17 Aug
The UN health agency said Tuesday that a second suspected case of infection by the deadly Ebola virus has been detected in Ivory Coast, expressing fear of contagion.
21 Feb
Four people have died from the hemorrhagic Ebola virus during a new outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Sunday, warning that people are resisting measures to contain the highly contagious disease.
14 Feb
Liberian President George Weah on Sunday put the country's health authorities on heightened alert after four people died of Ebola in neighbouring Guinea, the first resurgence of the disease in five years.
2 Apr 2020
Interestingly, three drugs from plant sources have shown promise in treating viral infections including the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV).
29 Feb 2020
The outbreak of Ebola Virus disease (EVD) in 2014 remains unprecedented both in the number of cases, deaths and geographic scope.
26 Jan 2020
A University Don, Professor Olatunji Kolawole has urged major stakeholders in the Health sector to take urgent and proactive measures to prevent further outbreaks of the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF) conundrum in the country.
23 Jun 2019
Five years after the first Ebola virus outbreak was recorded in the country, there are still concerns, given the rampage of the virus in Central Africa.
21 Feb 2019
There are five types of Ebola virus. Four of them cause the disease in humans.The Ebola virus first appeared during two 1976 outbreaks in Africa.Ebola gets its name from the Ebola River....
25 Sep 2018
Aside from  terrorism, threats to our lives are ceaselessly coming left, right and centre, and we still seem uncertain as to when the next will hit us.
27 Aug 2018
As the death toll of Ebola Virus (EBOV) increased to 55 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, researchers have intensified efforts to discover treatment against the virus and its related highly pathogenic filoviruses.
14 Feb 2018
The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Tuesday, released its 2018 list of priority pathogens that have the potential to cause a public health emergency and which have no, or insufficient, countermeasures.

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