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US Doc Hit With Ebola Held Hands With His Dying Patients

On 09/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  Dr. Kent Brantly, one of two American Ebola patients flown from Liberia to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, says he’s “growing stronger every day.”   In a letter penned from the[...]

Ebola Virus: Nine Things To Know About The Killer Disease

On 09/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  STORY HIGHLIGHTS . Ebola causes viral hemorrhagic fever and kills up to 90% of people who catch it . It's named after the Ebola River in DRC, where one of first outbreaks occurred in 1976 . Symptoms[...]

#Ebola Scare; Two Feared Dead, 20 Others Hospitalised Over Excessive Salt Consumption

On 09/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

At least two persons have been feared killed and 20 others hospitalised in various hospitals in Plateau State after consuming excessive quantity of salt and bitter kola to prevent Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) attack.[...]

NMA President's Resignation Rejected by the NMA, NOC

On 08/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The resignation of the National president of the NMA has been rejected by the NMA, NOC. This was contained in the resolutions reached at the end of a meeting between the Chairman of the Medical and dental council of Ni[...]

WHO Declares Ebola an International Emergency

On 08/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  The World Health Organization (WHO) calls the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa an international emergency, and officials say the spread of the disease demands a massive, coordinated response.  [...]

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Shuts Lagos Clinic Over Ebola

On 08/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Friday announced the indefinite closure of its Victoria Island clinic in Lagos State following a suspected case of Ebola virus. A statement issued by the Group General Man[...]

NMA President Resigns, Declares "Strike was Suspended"

On 08/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

There has been a request for clarification about the two postings from NMA Secretariat on NMA BLOG   I want to make it categorically clear that i stand by every letter of the document i signed - "THAT THE[...]

#Ebola: Delta Outlines Measures to Check Spread of Virus to State

On 08/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  As the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus continues to generate concern across the globe, the Delta State government has warned its indigenes to be wary of traveling  to other  parts of the countr[...]

Press Release: CDC’s Surge Response To West African Ebola Outbreak

On 08/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Press Release   CDC’s surge response to West African Ebola Outbreak   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is rapidly increasing its ongoing efforts to curb the expanding West Af[...]

Anxiety Mounts Over Ebola

On 08/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  Since the importation of the deadly Ebola virus into the country by the now deceased Liberian, Patrick Sawyeer on July 20, one of the health officials who attended to him has been confirmed dead. Another femal[...]

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