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Tuesday Buzz: Antidotes For Corruption By Dino Melaye

Tuesday Buzz: Antidotes For Corruption By Dino Melaye

Antidotes For Corruption By Dino Melaye Dino Melaye is trending again, not for singing another song; this time, it’s for writing a book which he launched yesterday about fighting corruption. He launched the book titled ‘Antidotes for Corruption’ and many Nigerians are finding it very ironic that he would write such a book. Present at...

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Attacks On Ebola Facility & Health Workers in Guinea

Written by Oma Ehiri, Ebola may be over for Nigeria but some other parts of Africa are still battling with the disease. In a report by the News Agency of Nigeria as published on Bella Naija yesterday, Government spokesperson in Guinea, Fodé Sylla said a crowd destroyed an Ebola facility and attacked health workers in...

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Nigeria Is Ebola Free, And So?

I recently came down with something. It started off as extreme fatigue, then a constant headache. By Day Two the feverishness, nausea and body aches had kicked in. And all these symptoms worsened throughout the night until I eventually decided to take myself to the hospital on Day Three. I presented myself to a lovely...

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Ebola Death Toll Rises To 5,000; Steep Rise In Cases In Sierra Leone

The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa’s three hardest-hit countries, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, has risen to 5,147 out of 14,068 cases at the end of Nov. 9, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. A further 13 deaths and 30 cases have been recorded in five other countries –...

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Ebola Threatens Food Security In West Africa

The world’s worst Ebola epidemic has put harvests at risk and sent food prices soaring in West Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Tuesday, warning the problem would intensify in coming months. The FAO issued a special alert for Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three countries most affected by the...

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How Ebola Patients Survived Deadly Disease + More Patients To Be Discharged This Week

Following the recovery and discharge of the first Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patient from the isolation centre at the Mainland Hospital in Lagos, facts have emerged as to how the patients are recovering. Experts, who commented on the development, said although 60% – 90% of people infected with the Ebola virus die, some people do...

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WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Death Toll In West Africa Rises To 1,013

The death toll from the worst ever outbreak of Ebola has reached 1,013 after another 52 people died in the three days to Aug. 9 in three West African countries, the World Health Organization said on Monday. The largest number of reported new deaths were in Liberia, where 29 people died, followed by 17 in...

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You Can’t Prevent Ebola By Bathing With Salt & Other Myths Debunked

Myths and rumors about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa are hindering health workers from doing their jobs abroad and causing unnecessary panic and paranoia globally. Here’s the truth about some of the most common misconceptions about Ebola virus: Myth: Ebola virus is airborne, waterborne or spreads through casual contact. Truth: Ebola virus spreads...

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FG, Lagos Working To Prevent Spread Of Ebola, Visits Synagogue Church Of All Nations

As part of on-going efforts to prevent spread of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease into the country, a team of Federal and Lagos State Health officials, yesterday, visited the General Overseer of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet TB Joshua, to sensitize members of the congregation about persons from the affected countries in their...