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no responses. June 13, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

New Ebola Outbreak In DRC


New Ebola Outbreak In DRC

The head of a major medical research charity has called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa “truly frightening”. Nearly 1,400 people have died in […]

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UN Health Agency Identifies 5-year-old Congolese Boy As First Confirmed Case Of Ebola In Uganda

no responses. June 12, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Health Agency Identifies 5-year-old Congolese Boy As First Confirmed Case Of Ebola In Uganda


UN Health Agency Identifies 5-year-old Congolese Boy As First Confirmed Case Of Ebola In Uganda

The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly […]

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Uganda Confirms First Ebola Case

no responses. June 12, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Uganda Confirms First Ebola Case


Uganda Confirms First Ebola Case

A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last […]

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Dr Matshidiso Moeti and @DrTedros met with traditional leaders in #Butembo in the #DRC. #Ebola

no responses. May 1, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Expresses Concern Over Ebola Worsening Situation As Support Drags


WHO Expresses Concern Over Ebola Worsening Situation As Support Drags

Statement from WHO High-Level Mission to Butembo, DRC: Ebola situation worsening while support lags The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and WHO […]

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WHO LOGO

no responses. April 21, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Africa Mourns Loss Of Colleague Killed In DRC Hospital Attack


WHO Africa Mourns Loss Of Colleague Killed In DRC Hospital Attack

WHO Africa mourns the loss of a colleague killed in a hospital attack in the Democratic Republic of the Congo The World Health Organization Regional office […]

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EBOLA OUTBREAK

no responses. December 28, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

DR Congo Election: Protesters Attack Ebola Centre in Beni


DR Congo Election: Protesters Attack Ebola Centre in Beni

Protesters angry with the postponement of Sunday’s presidential election in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo have attacked a clinic where possible Ebola cases are […]

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no responses. May 25, 2018 debby eselebor

Ebola: Medical Experts Differ Over Nigeria, DRC Football Match


Ebola: Medical Experts Differ Over Nigeria, DRC Football Match

As Nigerian football fans warm up to watch live friendly football match between Super Eagles and the football team from the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, […]

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EBOLA OUTBREAK

no responses. May 9, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Ebola Outbreak Kills 17 People In Congo


Ebola Outbreak Kills 17 People In Congo

Officials said 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of Ebola. It […]

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no responses. October 20, 2017 Victoria Gaji

Plague Kills 94 In Madagascar, WHO Says Working To Prevent Spread


Plague Kills 94 In Madagascar, WHO Says Working To Prevent Spread

A plague epidemic has killed 94 people on the island of Madagascar and could spread further, the World Health Organization said on Friday. WHO’s Africa emergencies […]

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no responses. October 19, 2017 Victoria Gaji

Uganda Confirms One Case Of Ebola-like Marburg Virus


Uganda Confirms One Case Of Ebola-like Marburg Virus

Uganda has confirmed one case of Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the health minister said on Thursday. Minister of Health Jane […]

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no responses. October 14, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Hand Washing: Don’t Wait Until Disease Outbreak – Medical Experts


Hand Washing: Don’t Wait Until Disease Outbreak – Medical Experts

Two medical practitioners on Saturday called on Nigerians not to wait until disease outbreak before imbibing the culture of regular hand washing. They gave the advice […]

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no responses. October 13, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

NO Confirmed Monkey Pox Case In Abuja – FCTA


NO Confirmed Monkey Pox Case In Abuja – FCTA

The Fct Health and Human Services secretariat ,HHSS wants residents to be calm as there was no confirmed case of Monkey pox in Abuja. The secretary […]

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no responses. October 5, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Strange Disease Hits Bayelsa State, 11 people Quarantined


Strange Disease Hits Bayelsa State, 11 people Quarantined

Bayelsa State Ministry of Health has announced the outbreak of a new viral epidemic known as “Monkey Pox”. It, however, disclosed a medical doctor and 10 […]

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EBOLA OUTBREAK

no responses. May 14, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Ebola Outbreak In Central Africa: FG Calls For Vigilance


Ebola Outbreak In Central Africa: FG Calls For Vigilance

Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has called for heightened vigilance and intensified awareness efforts on symptoms of hemorrhagic fevers following the outbreak of Ebola in […]

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EBOLA OUTBREAK IN CONGO

no responses. May 12, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Congo Confirms 9 Suspected Ebola Cases, Including 3 Deaths


Congo Confirms 9 Suspected Ebola Cases, Including 3 Deaths

Congo has confirmed  a  case of the hemorrhagic fever  out of the five tested since the outbreak emerged April 22 in Bas-Uele province, Health Minister Oly […]

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no responses. March 2, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Hero Nurse ‘Died After Ebola Prejudice’


Hero Nurse ‘Died After Ebola Prejudice’

Liberian nurse Salome Karwah was one of those named as Time magazine’s person of the year in 2014 for her frontline work against Ebola. She died […]

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no responses. December 23, 2016 Enuwa Ochai

Successful Ebola Vaccine Will Be Fast-Tracked For Use


Successful Ebola Vaccine Will Be Fast-Tracked For Use

A highly effective vaccine that guards against the deadly Ebola virus could be available by 2018, says the World Health Organization. Trials conducted in Guinea, one […]

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no responses. January 15, 2016 Enuwa Ochai

Sierra Leone: Ebola Death Suspected Hours After WHO Declares End To Epidemic


Sierra Leone: Ebola Death Suspected Hours After WHO Declares End To Epidemic

Sierra Leone officials have confirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization declared the latest West Africa outbreak over. Two swab tests carried […]

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no responses. May 19, 2015 Modupe.aduloju

MINISTER: NIGERIA HAS STEPPED UP RESEARCH AND MAINTAINED VIGILANCE AGAINST EBOLA


MINISTER: NIGERIA HAS STEPPED UP RESEARCH AND MAINTAINED VIGILANCE AGAINST EBOLA

The Minister of State for Health, Engr. Fidelis Nwankwo,has addressed delegates on the first day of the Sixty-eighth World Health Assembly holding in Geneva, Switzerland from […]

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