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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 killed thousands in West Africa a few years ago. Runsewe, a cultural sheriff of some sort for the Federal Government said Bobrisky, arguably the only well known closet queen in Nigeria, poses serious hazards to…

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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 there is a major outbreak of the virus. More than 90% of infected people can survive if treated early with the most effective drugs, the research showed. The drugs will now be used to…

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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 infected since the outbreak in the country’s Ituri and North Kivu provinces nearly 11 months ago. However, vital work of tracing people infected with the deadly virus is progressing,…

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WHO to reverse declaration of international emergency on Ebola

A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo’s Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm. The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has commenced issuance of residence permits to foreign nationals in the next three months as it moves to expel millions of illegal immigrants living in the country. Comptroller-General of Immigration,…

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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 Congolese families directly affected by the virus and hundreds of orphans,” Health Minister Oly Kalenga said in a statement. Kalenga described the outbreak as “a human and social tragedy.” A total of 629…

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Top Google Searches in Nigeria 2014 [Ebola, World Cup, ASUP Strike & more]

“Every day, we search. We want to find out more about our heroes, explore far-away destinations, or settle a dinner table dispute between friends. And sometimes we just search to find out what the latest trends are. Google’s annual 14th Annual Year in Search is a look at 2014 through the collective eyes of the world on the web, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major events and hottest…

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According to WHO, Ebola Has Brought About Over 5,689 Deaths & 15,935 Cases

“The global casualty figure for the current Ebola outbreak has now reached 5,689, the World Health Organization (WHO)said on Wednesday, November 26. The WHO also stated that 15,935 cases of the disease had been recorded while also adding that the spread of the virus seems to have slowed down. Cases of the disease are stable in Guinea, stable or declining in Liberia but apparently on the increase in Sierra Leonewhere…

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Back to life Second Doctor Infected By Patr!ck Sawyer Survives

Dr. Ada Igonoh of First Consultants Hospital, one of the doctors who attended to the late Patr!ck Sawyer who brought in Ebola into the country, has finally spoken. In her inspiring piece sent to Bellanaija, the doctor disclosed how she got infected with the virus but miraculously survived it. She begun by narrating how Patr!ck Sawyer was wheeled into the Emergency Room at First Consultants Medical Centre, Obalende. “Patr!ck Sawyer…

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BREAKING NEWS: Female OAU Student Admitted For EBOLA Symptoms At University’s Health Center

The first suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease is currently being investigated at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). If the test results come out positive, it would be the first time in any part of the world that a case would be reported in a university. The patient, a female student reportedly confessed she had come in contact with the doctor that died of the disease in Port Harcourt. Report…

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Ebola Hits Kaduna State Making other Nigerian States Alert

“According to a report by Premium Times, a 19 year old student of Law at Ahmadu Bello University has been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in Kaduna.PT reports that the PRO of the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, ABUTH, Bilyaminu Umar, confirmed the case yesterday Monday September 1st when contacted via phone; saying that the student was diagnosed at ABUTH, Shika, Zaria. “Yes, there was a case of a…

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Rivers State Govt. Drops N300m to fight Ebola in the State

“Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi announced today that his administration has released over N300million to fight the Ebola virus in the state.Amaechi disclosed this while speaking with the Country Director of the World Health Organization, WHO, Mr. Rui Vaz, at the government house in Port Harcourt. “Whatever it takes for us to overcome Ebola, please, I will do it because it costs more if Ebola is on the loose than…

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Late nurse’ Fiance, Dennis Akagha speaks on How He Survived Ebola

“Dennis Akagha, the fiance of Justina Ejelonu, the First Consultant Hospital nurse who died after being infected with the deadly Ebola virus by Liberian Patr!ck Sawyer, in this exclusive interview with Vanguard spoke about how his late fiancee contracted the deadly disease, how she lost their unborn child while battling with Ebola, and also revealed that Justina had just landed the job at the hospital and met Sawyer on her first day…

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Residents claim Dogs Dig Up & Eat Corpses of Ebola Victims in Liberia

“Residents of Johnsonville Township, outside Monrovia in Liberia are claiming that dogs are digging up the corpses of Ebola victims buried in shallow graves in Liberia and eating them in the streets.Though security personnel guarding the area have refuted this, the residents insist it’s been happening for days…that wild dogs have been going to the ‘Ebola graveyard’ in Johnsonville, digging up corpses, dragging them into the open and feeding on…

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Ebola Hits Port Harcourt, Leaves Over 70 people Under Surveillance

“Following the death of Port Harcourt based doctor, Iyke Enemoah, from Ebola on August 22nd, 70 people in Port Harcourt who had primary and secondary contacts with the doctor and the hospital where he worked have now been put under surveillance in a bid to stop the spread of the deadly virus in the city. Dr. Enemoah’s wife is the only one who has been quarantined.”

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Ebola is Almost Out of Naija, What Happens to the N1.9b Fund Disbursed

“Nigeria’s Health Minister Prof. Chukwu announced yesterday that there’s only one confirmed case of Ebola in Nigeria now…that everyone else has been certified clean; which begs the question, what happened to the N1.9billion released by Pres. Jonathan for the management of Ebola in Nigeria? Looks like the money will now be used to buy cars and other things. Naija sha! Lol. Continue, it gets more interesting… During his press conference…

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Family of Late Dr Adadevoh’s younger sister Denies She tested positive for Ebola

“The Adadevoh family has denied reports that the younger sister of late Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh (pictured above) who died of the Ebola virus, has tested positive to Ebola and has been hospitalized. Despite sources insisting that Amy Ngozi Adadevoh tested positive and has been moved to the isolation treatment centre in Lagos, the family says this is not true. This information is 100% incorrect. As I am sure you are…

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US Doctor with Ebola said to be released from Hospital

“Dr Kent Brantly, the American doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia while working as a missionary in the country will be released from Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital today August 21st after being successfully treated. According to the spokesperson of the hospital, Vince Dollard, Dr. Kent’s blood samples came back negative for the virus after undergoing proper screening for two days. Dr. Kent is expected to give a…

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Tony Elumelu donates N50million to the Ebola Virus Containment in Nigeria

“The Chairman of Heirs Holdings and former MD of UBA bank, Mr Tony Elumelu has donated N50m to support the Federal Government’s effort to contain the Ebola virus in Nigeria.Dan Nwomeh, the Special Assistant on Media to the Minister of Health Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu announced this today on social media.The management of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria also donated an ambulance to the Ebola Emergency Operation Centre in Lagos .“

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