Russia says no threat after blast in lab holding smallpox
Russia has said there is no threat of contamination after an explosion and fire at a Soviet-era biological weapons facility in Siberia that stocked samples of the Ebola and smallpox viruses.
Preventable diseases still killing
It is shameful that preventable diseases are still common enough to claim lives of Nigerians at this time. The statistics are increasingly frightening as deaths have been reported from measles, meningitis and Lassa fever in various parts of the country, this year, again. Since the beginning of 2019, for instance, measles has killed 89 persons and…