Tag: Virus

Bukola Saraki Foundation @AbsfoundationNG Donates Relief Items to the people of Kwara

The Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation @AbsfoundationNG Donates Relief Items to the people of Kwara The Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation is donating a raft of relief items to be distributed across Kwara State from Monday March 30, 2020 in an effort to drive measures to help ease the burden created by[Read More…]

Another Deadly Virus Detected In China

Orthohantavirus popularly referred to as Hantavirus, has emerged from China, another deadly Virus. The virus has already killed a man from Yunnan Province – this new virus emerges while the world is still battling with Coronavirus. The dead man was on a chartered bus to Shandong Province for work on[Read More…]

Lagos Nigeria Records 5 New Suspected Ebola Cases

Five new suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease were brought to the Yaba Mainland Hospital, Lagos, on Tuesday, the Lagos State government revealed at a press conference Wednesday. The Health Commissioner Jide Idris, told journalists that two of those cases were from secondary contacts. “Till date, we have recorded eight[Read More…]

Ebola-hit Nations Urged To Screen All Air, Sea And Land Traveller’s

West African nations affected by the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola have been urged to screen “all people at international airports, seaports and major land crossings” in order to stop its spread, Aljazeera reports. The World Health Organisation said on Monday that authorities should stop anyone with signs of the virus[Read More…]

Opinion: The Nano Silver Bullet Against Ebola, Foreign Contract Exists Locally

By Farouk Martins Aresa Colloidal Silver and Nano Silver have become the silver bullets against Ebola recently including claim of the discovery by a Nigerian. It was pleasant news compared to all the bad information we get all the time. Before we say gbosa, Nigerian Government placed order for Nano[Read More…]

Okwuanya Pius-Vincent: To Touch Or Not To Touch, Troubling Pieces In The Sign Of Peace

The day could pass for any other day. It started as a sunny bright day which was a rarity in a week where the heavens were either pummeling the earth with stone-like hails or caressing it with a careless drizzle that was as frustrating as it was intermittent. Thus when[Read More…]

Darasimi Oshodi: Deadlier Than HIV, Hepatitis B

The World Hepatitis Day was recently observed. So this post is my own way of contributing to the sensitisation on Hepatitis. The First Service in my church on Sunday is tagged ‘Empowerment Service’, where issues like entrepreneurship, academics, health, wealth, purpose, etc., are addressed. At one of our services, a[Read More…]

Ebola Outbreak ‘Moving Faster Than Efforts To Control It’, Says WHO Chief

As Sierra Leone and Liberia declared states of emergency this week, a summit between the presidents of Liberia, Siera Leone, Guinea and the World Health Organisation underlined a renewed sense of urgency over the largest ever epidemic of the disease, which has so far claimed 729 lives. “This outbreak is moving[Read More…]

Red Alert: Nigerian Airport Workers Sensitized On Ebola Virus

Workers from different agencies operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International, Abuja were sensitized by Port Health officials on the dangers posed by the ebola virus and how to prevent the spread of the virus in the work place, home and the community. The awareness[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…]