Nigerian Ebola movie extols moment of heroism
Hollywood plague movies are usually about a fictional viral outbreak, unleashing chaos and anarchy that can only be stopped by heroes who transcend the panic.
New model improves prediction of Ebola, Lassa fever outbreaks
Potential outbreaks of diseases such as Ebola and Lassa fever may be more accurately predicted thanks to a new mathematical model developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (U.K.).
Osibogun: Proper hygiene, good waste disposal preventive strategy against Lassa Fever
For some time now, the rate of infectious diseases in Nigeria has been of concern. In 2015, there was the re-emergence of Lassa fever, after the Ebola outbreak in 2014.
93 Days goes to Toronto
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which has an outstanding reputation for showing the best films from around the world, announced yesterday its selection of the captivating movie ...
Lagos to partner Canada on bio safety level four lab
Deliberations would soon commence with the Canadian government on the establishment of a bio safety level four laboratory in Lagos State.
‘Nigeria, 22 other countries still at risk of Ebola outbreak’
Nigeria and 22 other countries remain at risk of animal-to-human transmission of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), according to a new study.
Scientists step closer to designer babies, synthetic genomes
Scientists have made giant strides in the quest to have a ‘perfect’/designer baby, create organs for transplant and developing immunity to viruses such as Ebola and Zika.
WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free for the fourth time
Liberia has again been declared Ebola-free yesterday by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a fourth time after the first outbreak of the disease in the country in 2014.