Uganda Marburg virus outbreak is contained, says WHO
Uganda has contained an outbreak of the Ebola-like Marburg virus weeks after it emerged, the World Health Organization said Friday, praising improved response systems since the disastrous West African Ebola epidemic.
Uganda confirms 1 death from Ebola-like Marburg virus
Uganda has confirmed one death from Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the health minister said on Thursday.
Monkeypox: Suspected cases in Rivers
The state Commissioner for Health, Prof Chike Princewill, who disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt yesterday, said three suspected cases have been identified.
Monkeypox: Bayelsa residents avoid handshakes
Residents of Yenagoa, Bayelsa capital, are avoiding handshakes and bodily contact in public places following the outbreak of monkeypox viral diseases which has infected 13 people including a medical doctor.
Massive Ebola data site to combat outbreaks
More than 11,000 people died when Ebola tore through West Africa between 2014 and 2016, and yet clinicians still lack data that would enable them to reliably identify the disease when a person first walks into a clinic.
On the many troubles of Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone is, no doubt, passing through a very bumpy phase and the distressed nation definitely needs all the help she could garner from the international community and relevant global organisations.
Aluko’s latest comments pile renewed pressure on England manager
Aluko, who has 102 caps for England and 33 goals, also spoke about the “bullying and discrimination” she alleges she was subjected to by Sampson, in interviews to the Guardian and BBC.
Federal Government to train ‘disease detectives’ to prevent epidemics
The Federal Government has disclosed plans to train “public health disease detectives” to prevent epidemics.