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Nigeria Making Progress In Research For Ebola Prevention, Cure Says Prof. Ujah

Nigeria Making Progress In Research For Ebola Prevention, Cure Says Prof. Ujah
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The Treatment and Research Group (TRG) on Ebola said on Wednesday it was making progress in the search for a reliable treatment method for the Ebola Virus Disease. The Co-chair of the group, Prof Innocent Ujah, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Ujah said that the committee […]

Ebola: Kwara Polytechnic To Screen Students, Staff

Ebola: Kwara Polytechnic To Screen Students, Staff
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The returning and fresh students of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin will be subjected to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) screening whenever the school opens for the 2014/ 2015 academic session The Rector of the polytechnic, Alhaji Mas’ud Elelu made this disclosure in Ilorin, during a sensitisation training on the control of Ebola disease organised by […]

How Ebola-infected patients are ‘cured’

How Ebola-infected patients are ‘cured’
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Medical Director of Specialised Infectious Disease unit at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Dr.Bruce Ribner has stated that, in general, patients who have recovered from Ebola virus infection have developed a very robust immunity to the virus. Ribner who led the team that cared for the two American aid workers, Kent Brantly and Nancy […]

Rivers Doctor: 60 Ebola Contacts Yet To Be Found

Rivers Doctor: 60 Ebola Contacts Yet To Be Found
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The Rivers State government has said about 60 people, out of close to 200 that had primary and secondary contacts with the late Dr Ikechukwu Sam Enemuo, who died of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Port Harcourt, the state capital, are yet to be found. Also, the state government has placed a ban on the […]

Ebola Outbreak: ECOWAS To Assist Member Countries Fight Virus

Ebola Outbreak: ECOWAS To Assist Member Countries Fight Virus
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Ministers of Health in ECOWAS have decided to mobilise and deploy human resource to assist Ebola virus affected countries.   This promise, coming at the end of their meeting in Accra, was made public in a statement signed by ECOWAS spokesperson, Mr Sunny Ugoh, in Abuja on Saturday.   The statement said the ministers expressed […]

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