UPDATE: Uganda Announces Lockdown As Ebola Cases RiseUgandan President Yoweri Museveni has declared an immediate three-week lockdown in two high-risk districts as the country battles a rise in Ebola infections.President Yoweri introduced the lockdown for the two districts worst affected by the killer virus, where dozens have already been infected and nearly 20 patients have died.There is now an over
Nigeria Is At Risk Of Ebola Outbreak — NCDCThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria is at moderate risk of experiencing an Ebola outbreak.The centre disclosed this in its health advisory released on Thursday, following the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea. The NCDC said it placed Nigeria at moderate risk owing to its proximity to Guinea after an EVD outbreak w
54 Confirmed Cases As Fresh Ebola Outbreak Hits DR CongoThe Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo's northwest is growing, according to health officials, sounding the alarm weeks after the country officially declared an end to a separate Ebola epidemic which claimed over 2,000 lives.There have been 54 confirmed cases since June 1 in Mbandaka, a transport hub in Equateur province, including 22 deaths, acco
Fresh Ebola Outbreak Reported In DR CongoHealth officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported a fresh Ebola outbreak in its northwest on Monday, the latest health emergency for a country already fighting an epidemic of the deadly fever in the east as well as a surging number of coronavirus infections.The 11th Ebola outbreak in the vast central African country’s
"In 2014 We Defeated Ebola, We’ll Win War Against COVID-19" — Goodluck Jonathan Encourages NigeriansFormer President, Goodluck Jonathan has asked Nigerians to be hopeful during this perilous times of coronavirus.Former President Goodluck Jonathan has asked Nigerians to remain courageous and faithful. Jonathan who made the call on his Facebook page, yesterday, said that this is a time to show good citizenship, solidarity and patriotism.It will be
PHOTO: Abuja Major Road Named After, Doctor Who Stopped Ebola, Dr Stella Adadevoh In NigeriaA major road in Abuja has been named after Dr Stella Adadevoh, the woman who played a major role in stopping the spread of Ebola across the country.The medical doctor who played a major role in preventing an Ebola epidemic in Nigeria in 2014. She is credited with having curbed a wider spread of the Ebola virus in Nigeria by placing the patient zer
“It’s Now Curable And Preventable” – WHO Makes New Revelation About EbolaAccording to a report by Vanguard, the World Health Organization (WHO) has prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critical step that will help speed up its licensing, access and roll-out in countries most at risk of Ebola outbreaks. This is the fastest vaccine prequalification process ever conducted by WHO.Prequalification means that
Bobrisky is Worse Than Ebola Virus & A National Threat - Otunba Runsewe Slams AgainDirector General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, on Saturday again bombed Nigerian cross-dresser, Bobrisky, saying his impact on society is worse than Ebola -- the deadly virus that killed thousands in West Africa a few years ago.Runsewe, said Bobrisky, arguably the only well known closet queen in Nigeria, po
Two Ebola Patients In Congo's Goma Treated Successfully With New DrugsTwo Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home.Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case yesterday to press the message that people can recover from the potentially deadly disease if they seek proper care. Ebola is dangerous but it is also cur
Ex-Liberia Football Chief, Bility Banned By FIFA For Stealing Ebola FundsMusa Hassan Bility, the former President of the Liberian Football Association (LFA), was on Wednesday handed a 10-year ban by FIFA over corruption, including misuse of funds meant for Ebola awareness campaign. Investigation into the illicit activities of the executive committee member at the Confederation of African Football (CAF), began in 2018.
Touching Story Of Nurse Justina Obioma Ejelonu, The First Nurse That Died Of Ebola In NigeriaHave you ever asked the question; who Cares For The Caregivers? Read The Touching Story Of Nurse Justina Obioma Ejelonu, The First Nurse That Died Of Ebola In Nigeria. She Was even Two Months Pregnant. May her soul continue to rest in power
DR Congo Health Minister Resigns AS Responsibility To Manage Ebola Outbreak Taken Away From HimDR Congo's Health Minister, Oly Ilunga Kalenga has resigned after the responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak was taken away from him by President Felix Tshisekedi. Kalenga's resignation letter was shared on Twitter in protest to the decision to remove the Ebola response directly from his supervision and reassigning
Pastor Confirmed As First Ebola Patient In DR Congo Confirmed DeadThe first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern DR Congo last August, the health ministry said on Sunday.The patient is a pastor who had been preaching in church and would have touched the hands of worshippers “including the sick,” the ministry said in a st
Lagos State Government Confiscates A Truckload of “Ebola Ponmo” At IjegunThe Lagos State Government has confiscated a truckload of “Ebola Ponmo” at Ijegun, a suburb of Lagos in the Alimosho Local Government area of the State, imported into the country by some unscrupulous individuals.Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya, who disclosed this in Lagos on Monday, in a stateme
Nigerian Govt Orders Ports Officials To Heighten Surveillance Over Ebola ScareThe Federal Government has directed port health service officials and other relevant agencies at the points of entry to Nigeria to heighten surveillance towards ensuring that all passengers coming into the country are screened.Mrs Boade Akinola, the Director, Media and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Health, made this known in a statement is
Ebola: Kenya On High Alert As Woman With Suspected Symptoms Is Put In IsolationHealth authorities in Kericho County are on a red alert over a suspected case of Ebola.This was after a patient exhibited suspected symptoms of the haemorrhagic fever at Kericho County Referral Hospital.County officials on Monday said the woman had travelled from Malaba, a town in Busia County on the border of Kenya and Uganda, to see her spouse.S
ALERT! Congo Faces Largest Outbreak Of EbolaDemocratic Republic of Congo is facing the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history as attacks on clinics pose a further challenge to the government and humanitarian organizations struggling to fight the virus.Over 900 people have contracted the hemorrhagic fever, and close to 600 have lost their lives in the last eight months, the World Health
Ebola Outbreak: Medical Experts Differ Over Nigeria And Congo Football MatchMedical experts have differed over the forthcoming football match between Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo. 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, Nigerian medical doctors have expressed divergent views over the match
Nigerians Must Prepare For Possible Ebola Outbreak - Senate President, Saraki SaysWife of the Senate President and founder, Wellbeing Foundation, Mrs. Toyin Saraki, has called on the government to scale up border surveillance to curtail the possible spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), into the country.Saraki, who made this known over the weekend at the maiden edition of ‘Walk for Health Challenge’, organised by the Wor
NOT AGAIN! Ebola Outbreak Hits Democratic Republic Of Congo For The 9th TimeEbola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s north-western territory of Bikoro.There are two confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in the affected area and 17 deaths where it is suspected, the health ministry said on Tuesday.According to BBC reports, The incident comes more than a year after an outbreak in the country kill
RACISM: England Manager Told Eni Aluko Not To Allow Her Nigerian Relatives Give White People EbolaEni Aluko has spoken out publicly for the first time since Sportsmail revealed she was paid hush-money by the Football Association — and has made a further series of sensational allegations against the organisation and England manager Mark Sampson.Chelsea star Aluko has not played for Sampson since she submitted an email complaint, in May last y
British Nurse Who Survived After Contacting Ebola Returns To See The Patient She Was Trying To SaveBritish nurse Pauline Cafferkey who survived the Ebola virus after contracting it while on duty in Sierra Leone in 2014 has returned to the country to see M’balu, an Eboola patient she was trying to save when she was affected.Cafferkey returned to Britain in December 2014, after six weeks volunteering with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, West Af
SAD! 3 People Dead As Fresh Ebola Outbreak Attacks People In Congo DRC - PhotosAn Ebola epidemic has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo with three people confirmed dead, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the northeast region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The World Health Organisation says three deaths are being linked to the virus, and it is taking the s
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Russia President, Vladimir Putin Claims Russia Has Developed Ebola VaccineRussian President Vladimir Putin claimed Wednesday his country had developed a vaccine for the Ebola virus which has killed thousands of people in west Africa.But Putin, who is famed for his talent for headline-grabbing announcements, did not give any name for the vaccine, nor did he say how it worked, who was developing it or give details of any
Adedavoh Family Distances Itself From Bimbo Akintola Ebola Movie, 93 Days!There seems to be a major hurdle in the way that may slow down the release of 93 days movie. The film traces the lives of brave men and women who fought hard to end the Ebola epidemic in Nigeria. Produced by Steven Gukas and Bolanle Austen-Peters, the highly anticipated flick features Hollywood's Danny Glover and top-flight Nollywood actors.
Liberia Records Another Ebola Case As 15 Year-Old-Boy Dies From The VirusThe jubilation in Liberia after it was declared Ebola free in September, 2015 may not last long as it has recorded yet another fatality from the deadly virus.Chief medical officer Francis Kateh disclosed on Tuesday that a 15-year-old boy, Nathan Gbotoe has died of Ebola in Liberia, the first such fatality for months in a country declared free of t
NOT AGAIN! Three Fresh Cases Of Ebola Confirmed In LiberiaThree new cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Liberia less than three months after the country was declared free of the virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.The three patients include a 10-year-old boy from Paynesville, a suburb of the capital Monrovia.All people with the symptom have been isolated, WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris
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SHOCKER! Someone Died From Ebola In Calabar Yesterday! 10 People Already Infected [Details Inside]According to reports Nigeria might have an Ebola scare, over a year after we successfully defeated the deadly virus which killed 7 people in Nigeria and thousands across West Africa.According to Vanguard......The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital has quarantined ten persons following the death of a patient in the hospital on Wednesday with s
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