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New case of Ebola found in Liberia -U.N. official

New case of Ebola found in Liberia -U.N. official

A new case of Ebola has been found in Liberia, a country declared free of the disease on Sept. 3, a senior United Nations official said on Friday. The patient is a 10-year-old boy who lived in the Paynesville, a suburb east of the capital Monrovia, said the official, who declined to be named. The

Suspicious death in Calabar not Ebola, says WHO

A man who died in the southeast Nigerian city of Calabar did not have Ebola, the World Health Organization said on Friday, after 10 people were quarantined as a precaution. Cory Couillard, from the WHO African Region, told AFP in an email that the “laboratory investigation for EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) and Lassa fever turned

Ebola: Nigeria to host Sierra Leone/Cote d’Ivoire AFCON qualifier clash

Nigeria will host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match between reigning African champions Cote d’Ivoire and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. In a statement on its website, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said on Wednesday the game, a Match Day 2 clash in the qualifiers’ Group I, will hold in Lagos.

FG urges vigilance as Ebola resurface in Liberia

The Federal Government had advised Nigerians to be vigilant and embrace basic hygiene as Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) re-emerges in Liberia. This is contained in a statement signed by Ayotunde Adesugba, Director Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Health in Abuja on Tuesday. The statement urged Nigerians not to panic on the development in

No case of Ebola in LUTH

The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, has denied reports that two foreign nationals, who were taken to LUTH, had died of EVD, dismissing it as untrue. It said no one has died of Ebola Virus Disease in the tertiary institution. Speaking against the rumour that emanated on the social media over