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The 5 Biggest Mistakes in the Ebola Outbreak By Alexandra Sifferlin

On 26/Sep/2014 / In Articles

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently projected that if trends continue unimpeded, cases of Ebola could pass the million mark by January. While that’s an unlikely scenario, man[...]

Listen

On 24/Sep/2014 / In Articles

  Today in clinic a Dene Elder says to me while I am listening to his heart, "If it sounds a little different, it's 'cuz it has a Native beat".   I have never laughed so hard with a st[...]

Why a doctor?

On 23/Sep/2014 / In Articles

  When I ask a patient if they have any questions, sometimes they take this as a license to ask me whatever personal questions they'd like to know about me. The two favorites are how old am I and where am I[...]

PREVENTIVE MEASURES HELPED CONTAIN EBOLA: Dr Benson Ayodele

On 23/Sep/2014 / In Articles

  Dr Benson Ayodele is the chief medical director of EchoScan services. In this interview on the Ebola virus, he cautions against unnecessary panic and myths that might cause more harm than good, saying preventi[...]

Include Adadevoh on honours’ list By Nicholas Kalu

On 23/Sep/2014 / In Articles

  The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Cross River State chapter and the National Association of Seadogs have suggested that the late Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh be included on the 2014 National Honours’ list.[...]

DO WE HAVE ANY MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AT ALL? By Dr Paul John

On 22/Sep/2014 / In Articles

  When I look at our dear country, the question that comes to my mind is, 'when shall we grow out of this our present primordial stage.' My answer to that question is ,' there will never be a time li[...]

Ebola Has Made Nigerians Cleaner

On 22/Sep/2014 / In Articles

  The outbreak of Ebola virus in Nigeria has made Nigerians to significantly improve their hygienic practices.   Vice-Chancellor of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Professor Sulaiman AbdulKareem, w[...]

Great Moments Often Catch Us Unaware-Beautifully Wrapped In What Others May Consider A Small One

On 22/Sep/2014 / In Articles

  A NYC Taxi driver wrote:   I arrived at the address and honked the horn. After waiting a few minutes I honked again. Since this was going to be my last ride of my shift I thought about just driving aw[...]

Clinton: 3 lessons of the Ebola crisis

On 21/Sep/2014 / In Articles

  Fareed speaks with former U.S. President Bill Clinton about the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa   You’ve worked a lot on issues like disease prevention. What lesson do you think we shoul[...]

How We Were Infected By Patrick Sawyer With Ebola; Survivors Stories

On 20/Sep/2014 / In Articles

  The survivors of the Ebola Virus Disease have narrated their experiences, speaking of the trauma they went through and how Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American who brought the virus to Nigeria, lied to hea[...]

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