29 Dec 2021
The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, António Guterres, has called on countries of the world to prepare for the next pandemic as COVID-19 will not be the last...
16 Dec 2021
The Democratic Republic of Congo said Thursday that the latest Ebola outbreak was officially over, as the country marked 42 days with no new cases.
3 Dec 2021
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), yesterday, advised the country to prepare for possibly fresh and deadlier Lassa fever, Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and COVID-19 outbreaks.
7 Oct 2021
Scientists have validated more plants with antiviral activity for the treatment of COVID-19 and other diseases including malaria.
17 Sep 2021
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.
2 Sep 2021
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.
31 Aug 2021
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.
25 Aug 2021
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.
19 Aug 2021
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.
16 Aug 2021
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.
15 Aug 2021
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.
10 Aug 2021
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.