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Scientists Discover “Cure” For Ebola After Drug Trials In Congo

Scientists Discover “Cure” For Ebola After Drug Trials In Congo

Scientists have said that Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, after two of four drugs being trialed in the major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were found to have…

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Yellow Fever: Observe Preventive Measures, Ebonyi Govt tells Residents

Yellow Fever: Observe Preventive Measures, Ebonyi Govt tells Residents

Ebonyi government has urged residents not to panic over the reported yellow fever outbreak in the state. Dr Daniel Umezurike, State Commissioner for Health,  gave the assurance on Monday in Abakaliki while addressing newsmen, urging the…

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NAFDAC Set To Phase Out Sniper From Open Market

NAFDAC Set To Phase Out Sniper From Open Market

The Director of Public Affairs, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dr Abubakar Jimoh has disclosed the agency’s plans to phase out sniper from the open market very soon. Jimoh in…

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FLASH: 16 Dead As Yellow Fever Breaks Out In Ebonyi

FLASH: 16 Dead As Yellow Fever Breaks Out In Ebonyi

No fewer than 16 persons were Thursday confirmed dead following the outbreak of yellow fever in Ndugele community in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi State. The permanent secretary of the Ebonyi state ministry of…

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Practise Female Circumcision In Imo, Spend 14 Years In Jail

Practise Female Circumcision In Imo, Spend 14 Years In Jail

Owerri—Persons still practising female genital mutilation, FGM(girl-child circumcision) have been warned to desist from it or risk 14 years imprisonment and/or N250,000 fine, TheVanguard reports. This was revealed yesterday during an advocacy dialogue with traditional…

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Amazing: Doctors Develop Procedure To “Delay” Menopause For 20 Years

Amazing: Doctors Develop Procedure To “Delay” Menopause For 20 Years

Doctors have reportedly developed a procedure that could delay menopause for another 20 years. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) experts in Britain have developed a surgical procedure that could postpone the onset of menopause for up…

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1,800 Dead As Malaria ‘Epidemic’ Rages In Burundi – UN

1,800 Dead As Malaria ‘Epidemic’ Rages In Burundi – UN

No less than 1,800 people have been killed by Malaria in Burundi this year, the UN’s humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivaling a deadly Ebola outbreak in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. In…

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JUST IN: Rwanda Closes Border With DR Congo Over Ebola Spread

JUST IN: Rwanda Closes Border With DR Congo Over Ebola Spread

Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where a deadly Ebola outbreak that started a year ago has killed more than 1,803 people. Congo’s presidency on Thursday said that Rwandan…

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JUST IN: Two Dead In Goma As Ebola Spreads

JUST IN: Two Dead In Goma As Ebola Spreads

A second person has died of Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma, a major transport hub, the county’s point man for the epidemic told AFP on Wednesday. “A patient who was confirmed…

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Amazing! WHO Certifies New Drug To ‘Treat’ HIV

Amazing! WHO Certifies New Drug To ‘Treat’ HIV

An antiretroviral drug dolutegravir, commonly known as DTG, has been certified safe for use by pregnant women and those in their reproductive years by the World Health Organisation (WHO). WHO in a statement shared on…