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Ebola Virus: Kenya Issues Critical Alert

The Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health in Kenya Jackson Kioko released an alert on Ebola Virus following its outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). He said the government has reactivated the rapid response teams for enhanced surveillance and follow-up of travellers with elevated body temperatures. He assured Kenyans that there is no…

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President Jonathan Sacks 16, 000 Resident Doctors For Refusal To End Strike & Combat Ebola Outbreak

The President, Goodluck Jonathan, has ordered the sack of all resident doctors in Nigerian hospitals. The sack was contained in a directive by Mr. Jonathan to the Federal Ministry of Health to suspend all residency training programme for Nigerian doctors. The directive was stated in an internal memo dated August 13 and signed by the…

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Suspected Nigerian Ebola Victim Currently Undergoing Treatment In Benin Republic

The nation’s health minister has said that a Nigerian is being treated after showing symptoms of the disease. Fears of the continued spread of the Ebola virus have again risen as the Republic of Benin has confirmed that it is treating a patient suspected to have the disease. The country’s Health minister, Dorotheé Gazard has…

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Ebola: 40 Reportedly Quarantined In Lagos, Liberia Apologises To Nigeria, WHO Declares Emergency & More Updates

At least, 40 persons are being quarantined in Lagos following fears that they may have been infected with the Ebola virus. The disease which has killed nearly 1,000 in few weeks in West Africa alone is described as the worst global outbreak in decades. Daily Post an official John Okiyi Kalu, disclosed that a female…

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Three Ecowas Staff & Nigerian Ambassador Amongst The 59 Persons In Contact With Ebola Virus

An isolation ward has been designated for case management. According to Vanguard, the Lagos State Government disclosed, yesterday, that the Nigerian Ambassador to Liberia, Chigozie Obi Nnadozie, three staff of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, and 55 others had contact with the victim of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, Patrick Sawyer, who died…

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