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Bobrisky is worse than the Ebola virus – FG

Chief Olusegun Runsewe, Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Saturday has bombed Nigerian cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, a.k.a Bobrisky, saying his impact on society is worse than Ebola’s, the deadly virus that…

New Ebola drug shows 90% survival

Ebola may soon be a “preventable and treatable” disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said. Four drugs were trialled on patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where…

Ebola death toll in Congo rises to 1,540 – WHO

The death toll in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has risen to 1,540, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). In an update on Friday, the world health body said 2,284 people had been…

Ebola cases in Congo exceeds 1,000 – Ministry

The number of Ebola cases in Congo has exceeded 1,000, the country’s health ministry said, as the second-largest outbreak of the virus continues to wreak havoc in the central African country. “Behind these numbers are several hundred…

Two Soldiers die of the Ebola Virus in DR Congo

Two soldiers in eastern DR Congo have died after catching Ebola in an outbreak that has killed hundreds in the region, army and health sources said on Tuesday. “Two of our soldiers have died from the Ebola virus in Beni.…

WHO declares Guinea Free of Ebola outbreak

The Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, the second time the West African nation has been declared free of the virus. It has been six weeks since the last confirmed Ebola patient…

Mali’s Last Ebola Virus Patient Gets Cured

"The Ebola outbreak in Mali has been successfully contained as the country’s last confirmed case of the disease has been certified Ebola-free. Mali’s Health Ministry said in a statement on Friday, December 12, that the last Ebola patient…

Ebola Once Again: Nigerian Soldier Tests Positive

"A Nigerian soldier has tested positive to the Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia, the United Nations has said. The infected UN peacekeeper tested positive to the disease on Wednesday, December 3 and the diagnosis was announced by the…

ECOWAS Reviews Its Commitment Towards Tackling Ebola

"The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Commission President, Kadré Ouadraogo, has restated the sub-regional body’s commitment towards winning the fight against Ebola virus disease. This is contained in a statement from the…

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