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Ebola: Nigeria takes handwash campaign to motor parks

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources in collaboration with the National Task Group on Sanitation (NTGS) and the WASH Sector Emergency Response Group have flagged-off a National Hand washing campaign at a motor park in Abuja, the Federal Capital City, to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in Nigeria. Officials disclosed that there are presently 19 proven cases of ...

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WHO: Ebola has killed 2,296 persons in West Africa

Patrick Sawyer

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nigeria as at Sunday September 6, 2014 has recorded 21 cases and eight deaths from the Ebola virus scourge. Nigeria, along with Senegal, fall under two categories in the UN body’s country reports: countries with an initial case or cases, or with localised transmission. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are however categorised as ...

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How climate change, Ebola virus, others can worsen Nigeria’s security crisis

Ebola

Over two years ago, the United States listed climate change, use of biological and nuclear weapons, cyber-attacks and transnational crimes as five major events that could change the scope of global security for the worse in the coming decades. The 2012 prediction contained in a report by the US National Defence may have been confirmed by recent violent events that have ...

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Ebola: Don’t panic, Academy of Science urges Nigerians

Prof-Oyewale-Tomori-b

Nigeria’s foremost independent scientific body, the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS), while pledging its support to government in bringing the Ebola virus scourge to an end, believes that it will take the collective effort of all to achieve such. Head of the organisation, Prof Oyewale Tomori, enjoins the public not to panic but rather cooperate with health officials   The ...

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Info on rampaging Ebola virus

A victim of Ebola virus

A man who became ill on a flight from Liberia to Lagos has raised alarms for public-health officials after he later died of the virus. The Ebola outbreak has so led to more than 800 deaths in West Africa. A Nigerian female doctor that treated a victim is said to be infected. Liberia has closed most of its borders, and ...

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