Scientists have validated more plants with antiviral activity for the treatment of COVID-19 and other diseases including malaria.
Ebola has been defeated. Vaccines and medical treatments have brought the deadly and terrifying disease under control, says Jean-Jacques Muyembe, the Congolese professor who first discovered the virus more than 40 years ago.
As part of efforts to develop traditional medicine in Nigeria and to mark African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD) 2021, on August 31, stakeholders have made recommendations.
The Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation is set to commence the production and distribution of rapid diagnostic kits to tackle tropical and other diseases like COVID-19 and Ebola.
A young Guinean woman who tested positive for the Ebola virus in Ivory Coast after arriving there two weeks ago has recovered from the disease, the Ivorian health ministry said Tuesday.
Forty-nine individuals have been identified who were in contact with a young Guinean woman who tested positive for the Ebola virus in Ivory Coast's biggest city Abidjan, the UN health agency said Thursday.
Ivory Coast was set to roll out vaccinations against Ebola on Monday after the country recorded its first known case of the disease since 1994, the health ministry said.
Ivory Coast has recorded a first case of Ebola, the health minister announced late Saturday, the first occurence of the deadly disease in nearly three decades.
Guinea confirmed a case of Marburg disease, the World Health Organization said on Monday, the first recorded in West Africa of the lethal virus that's related to Ebola and, like Covid-19, passed from animal hosts to humans.
Health authorities in Guinea, yesterday, confirmed a case of Marburg virus disease in the southern Gueckedou prefecture.
The World Health Organization on Saturday officially announced the end of Guinea's second Ebola outbreak which was declared on February 14.