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No Evidence of BITTER KOLA Curing Ebola - Minister Of Health

On 05/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  The Health Minister, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, has said there is no scientific evidence of bitter cola potency in the cure and prevention of Ebola virus disease.   The research work that people are layi[...]

Beware of false cure for Ebola BY BUKOLA ADEBAYO

On 05/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  Just in case you missed the newsflash, the doctor that attended to the late Patrick Sawyer, who died of the Ebola Virus Disease in Lagos last month, has been infected with the disease.   Ebola is pres[...]

Ebola Doctor In Sierra Leone Dies

On 05/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

(CNN) -- A doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has died from complications of the disease, Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday. Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan fell ill early last wee[...]

Ebola: NAFDAC Threatens To Arrest False Cure Claimers

On 05/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Monday warned that the agency is battle ready to clampdown on people making false claims that they have products that can cure Ebola virus disea[...]

President Jonathan Names Former INEC Chairman, Maurice Iwu To Committee To Research Ebola Virus Cure

On 05/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, said the committee was expected to carry out research into the treatment of the Ebola virus; receive and verify claims relating to the treatment of the disease; col[...]

Ebola: Anxiety At Lagos Airport Over Suspected Victim

On 05/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

There was anxiety at the arrival hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Monday as port health and aviation security officials engaged in arguments on whether an alleged inbound passenger suspecte[...]

Nigerian Female Doctor Tests Positive To Ebola

On 05/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

By Sola Ogundipe, Health Editor, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Chioma Obinna, Lawani Mikairu, Victoria Ojeme, Monsur Olowoopejo, Raphael Izokpu &  Gabriel Olawale ABUJA—The Federal Government has confirmed the fi[...]

Ebola: South Korea Withdraws UN Conference Invitation to Nigerian Students

On 05/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

A university in South Korea has “politely withdrawn” invitations for three Nigerian students to attend a conference. Also canceled were trips by medical volunteers to West Africa, stricken by the Ebola viru[...]

Gov. Oshiomhole Decries Incessant Strikes by Doctors, Calls for Sectors Overhaul

On 05/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has called for an overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system to ensure effective service delivery to the people. The Governor decried the incessant strikes by medical pers[...]

Ebola, Cholera: End Strike Now, Health Union Urge NMA

On 05/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, has urged the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, to toe the path of honour and call off its strike to rescue Nigerians from the current outbreaks of the deadly Ebo[...]

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