Tag: diseases

‘No Case Of Ebola Virus Outbreak In Abia’

The Abia State Government views with utter dismay the spread of malicious lies by two Aba-based correspondents of The NATION and The SUN newspapers over purported EBOLA Virus scare and death in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of the state. Cosmos Ndukwe, Chief of Staff to Executive Governor, Abia State in[Read More…]

Race Against The Ebola Virus – Fiction Written By Henry Okelue @4eyedmonk

The nurse rushed into the Doctor’s office, panting and barely managing to speak audibly. “Doctor! Doctor, the patient is getting worse” called out the nurse on duty. The Doctor grabbed his stethoscope and raced after her. The patient was brought in two days ago complaining of a fever. He was[Read More…]

Adekoya Boladale: Ebola, The Rise And Fall Of Africa

Today I write in fear, like every other residents of the only black continent in the world. Our world is ravaged by a dreadful holocaust and our existence under extreme threat. Africa, as the world knows it may soon become a park of flirt and death. The over one billion[Read More…]

Opinion: Zaire, The Deadliest Of Five Ebola Strains And The Current Outbreak

In recent weeks, the world’s public health workers are been afflicted with a myriad of meetings about the killer Ebola virus ravaging parts of Western and in times past Central Africa. The WHO had just convened a meeting of the health ministers from 11 countries in Accra , Ghana on July 2nd and 3rd[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: And Then, Finally, Death Spoke…

Heralded in by drummers, it was clear to all those who were already seated, important dignitaries in their own rights, that the new entrant was a class above them. That was because for the first time, the master of the house, the great Death himself, stood up to receive a[Read More…]

Deadly Ebola Virus Hits Lagos Nigeria, City With 21 Million People

A Liberian man in his 40s is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos, a megacity of 21 million people, the Lagos State Health Ministry said on Thursday. Reuters News Agency reports that Ebola has killed 632 people across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Intensifies Surveillance On Ebola Disease

The Federal Ministry of Health on Thursday in Abuja said it has intensified surveillance to prevent the transmission of the ebola disease across the country. The ministry’s Chief Consultant Epidemiologist, Dr Akin Oyemakinde, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the current outbreak of the disease in Guinea necessitated[Read More…]