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GEJ declares national emergency on Ebola, approves N1.9b special intervention fund

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Friday in Abuja declared the control and containment of the Ebola virus in Nigeria, a National Emergency. Accordingly, the President has directed the Federal Ministry of Health to work in collaboration with the State Ministries of Health, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the National ...

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Must read! US State Department Ebola Facts

In order to help our Embassy Community better understand some of the key points about the Ebola virus we have consulted with our medical specialists at the U S State Department and assembled this list of bullet points worded in plain language for easy comprehension. Our medical specialists remind everyone ...

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Revealed : Patrick Sawyer Urinated On Health Workers Before His Death

The death of Liberian Ebola victim, Patrick Sawyer in a Lagos hospital,has opened up a floodgate of Ebola cases as it’s been revealed he came in contact with about 70 people directly or indirectly. One of the Nigerian nurses who attended him died on Tuesday and others are still in ...

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Sina Rambo arrives Lagos with his Ebola Mask on | Photos

Sina Rambo

HKN Gang member, rapper and girlfriend to Nene Ibru, Sina Rambo is taking no chances. Sina arrived Lagos today and was spotted with his Ebola mask on. Do you think he is taking it too serious?

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Jim Iyke finally speaks on Ebola

Jim Iyke

After fleeing Liberia last week, many Nigerians raised alarm and asked that the actor be tested and quarantined. Actor Jim Iyke has released a statement on the matter. May I humbly apologize if my comments on Ebola – based on fear – were taken out of context. The last thing ...

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Nigeria Doctor who treated Liberian Man dies, two medical personnel down with Ebola

The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu who spoke to newsmen today, announced that the female doctor who treated Late Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian has died. Chukwu further disclosed that the second doctor and the nurse who managed him already have full-blown cases of the Ebola virus. More details shortly!

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Lagos Govt warns TB Joshua not to accept Ebola victims in his church

According to The Nation officials of Lagos State Ministry of Health and the Federal Government, led by the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, visited him seeking his cooperation in ensuring victims of the deadly virus are not brought to his church for healing. Synagogue is a popular ...

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Liberian Man, Patrick Sawyer, with first Ebola case in Nigeria is dead | Photo

Mr. Patrick Sawyer, a WASH consultant at the Ministry of Finance, who had been quarantined since arriving Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday, July 20, 2014 with symptoms of the Ebola virus has died. A Liberian government official, speaking on condition of anonymity said the news of Sawyer’s death was relayed to ...

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Must read: How to prevent yourself from contracting the Ebola Virus

The Lagos State Government yesterday confirmed a possible case of Ebola Virus, which is been currently investigated while treatment is on for the 40 year old Liberian, who is now a suspect, and a possible 30 others who may have had contact with him. The Special Adviser to the Lagos ...

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Lagos State Government issues alert on the deadly Ebola virus

The Lagos state government worried by the increasing cases of deaths from the outbreak of Ebola virus in some neighbouring West African countries,has given some precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak of the deadly virus in the state. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, in a statement, said the measures ...

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