DR Congo announces end of latest Ebola epidemic
The Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday declared the end of the country's latest Ebola epidemic, after the outbreak killed 55 people over the past five months.
US approves Regeneron's antibody treatment for Ebola
The United States on Wednesday approved a lab-made antibody treatment against the Ebola virus developed by the biotech firm Regeneron after it was shown to significantly reduce the mortality rate in a clinical trial.
Ebola cases rise in new DR Congo outbreak Mbandaka, DR Congo
The Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo's northwest is growing, according to health officials, sounding the alarm weeks after
Containing COVID-19 with functional primary healthcare system, others
*Experts urge local councils, states to complement FG on funding of PHC services to ensure UHC Experts are unanimous that a functional primary health care (PHC) system is critical to containing the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria, as has been demonstrated in some other parts of the world. They said PHC is…
DR Congo declares end to Ebola epidemic in east
DR Congo's government on Thursday officially declared an end to an Ebola epidemic that broke out in the east of the troubled country in August 2018 and went on to claim 2,277 lives.
Rotary Club of Eko Atlantic to distribute sanitary napkin, hygiene kits to female students monthly
Rotary Club of Eko Atlantic has launched Project Ominira to address the issue of absenteeism in schools due to menstrual issues and promote hygienic practices at Girls Junior Academy, Marina, Lagos.
From Ebola to COVID-19, NCDC builds sinews to fight infectious diseases
Sir: As of 31 May 2020, Nigeria had 10,162 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections. The country managed to discharge 3,007 persons while recording 287 deaths.
Why COVID-19 is curable, by Ojeih
Dr. Paul Ojeih Jr. is the first son of the late Prof. Paul Olisa Ojeih and Managing Director (MD) of Iris Medical Foundation. Ojeih Jr. is an alternative medical practitioner with 22 years