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Ebola

11 Sep 2016
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.
6 Sep 2016
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.).
2 Sep 2016
Health experts on Friday said that the three tiers of government had put measures in place to curtail the spread of Lassa fever in the country.
28 Aug 2016
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.
20 Aug 2016
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 ...
9 Aug 2016
Sierra Leone and Liberia risk new deadly epidemics akin to the impact of the Ebola virus due to lack of clean water and hygienic conditions in most homes, an NGO warned Tuesday.
24 Jul 2016
Deliberations would soon commence with the Canadian government on the establishment of a bio safety level four laboratory in Lagos State.
18 Jul 2016
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.
15 Jul 2016
Sierra Leone declared Friday that it would stop the mandatory testing of all dead bodies for the Ebola virus, lifting a restriction put in place at the end of an outbreak that claimed thousands of lives.
16 Jun 2016
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.
10 Jun 2016
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.
9 Jun 2016
The latest Ebola outbreak in Liberia, the last country still affected by the deadliest flare-up in the history of the feared tropical virus, is to be declared over on Thursday.

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