WHO reports new Ebola case in DR Congo, vaccine this week
The head of the World Health Organization said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and that an experimental vaccine to fight the disease is expected to become available in the country this week.
NANF wants Super Eagles, DR Congo match cancelled over ebola
The National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF), yesterday, called for the immediate cancellation of the Super Eagles friendly match against the Leopards of DR Congo, following the recent outbreak of the dreaded Ebola virus in the East African country.
WHO planning for ‘worst case scenario’ over DRC ebola outbreak
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it is preparing for “the worst case scenario,” as it deals with a recent outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo from spreading any further. The health agency will begin sending vaccines “as quickly as possible” to the northwestern town of Bikoro and surrounding areas, where…
WHO chief heads to DR Congo over latest Ebola outbreak
"WHO director general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is on his way to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to assess the needs of the response first-hand. We are preparing for all scenarios," the UN health agency said in a statement.
Eagles, DR Congo friendly holds despite Ebola scare
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the Super Eagles friendly match against the Leopards of DR Congo, slated for Port Harcourt, Rivers State on May 28 will still hold despite Federal Government...
DR Congo reports four more Ebola cases
Four more cases of Ebola have been detected in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo, doctors said Thursday, two days after DRC reported a fresh outbreak of the disease.
Ebola outbreak triggers new directive on border control
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has directed the Ministry of Health to step up surveillance at the nation’s borders, following reports of a fresh outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Chemical shows effective antiviral activity against Ebola, several others
An organic chemical compound shows effective antiviral activity against Ebola virus and several other viruses, according to a study led by Georgia State University.
On paper, Fadugba’s strokes separate value, worth
Five years after Modupeola Fadugba quietly entered the Lagos art scene, she is back, releasing her energy of contemporary expression onto the soft surface of burned papers.