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Blogger Linda Ikeji rocks a N1million dress | Photos

Last week, foremost blogger Lind Ikeji bought that Lanre Da Silva dress above for N1million naira at the Future awards Lagos. She wore the dress to an event yesterday She shared the photo on IG with a caption #Today’s look! Rocking my Lanre Dasilva dress. Bought it at auction for ...

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Nigerian Soldier Infected With Ebola Virus in Liberia

The United Nations revealed that, the infected UN peacekeeper was tested positive to the disease on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 and the diagnosis was announced by the organization the next day. UN said the infected soldier will be flown to Netherlands for treatment. Inge Freriksen, a spokesperson for the Dutch ...

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We are struggling to stay afloat, First Consultant CMD recounts experience since hospital was reopened

The Chief Medical Director of the First Consultant Hospital where the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in Nigeria, says as an organization, they are struggling to float after reopening for business last month. In an interview with Tribune yesterday, Dr Benjamin Ohiaeri said himself, his staff and their families ...

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Ebola Scare in Lagos Motor Park

The prompt intervention of Chisco transport officials has saved a pregnant wom­an, who after alighting from one of the company’s buses at its terminal, Jibowu, Lagos, started vomiting blood through her mouth and nose. According to DailySun, the bus, with registration number KJA 950 XR, was said to have arrived ...

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2-Year-Old Girl Dies Of Ebola In Mali

A 2-year-old girl in Mali, who was confirmed as the first person to have Ebola in the country, is dead. The toddler, who returned from Guinea after being infected, is also the first person to die of the disease in the West African country. Mali’s government confirmed the death in ...

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First case of Ebola recorded in New York

US doctor based in New York who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea has become the first person in the city to test positive for Ebola. 33 year old Dr. Craig Allen Spencer (pictured above) had been working with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea, and returned to NYC ...

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UN worker dies of Ebola in Germany

A United Nation Aids worker who was being treated for Ebola at the St George clinic in Leipzig, Germany has died. The unidentified UN worker who was flown back to Germany from Liberia last week after contracting the deadly virus, died in the early hours of today, October 14th. A ...

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Chris Brown thinks Ebola is a form of population control

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Flavour dropped from Caribbean International Music Festival over Ebola

Flavour has been hit with a temporary ban from the Dominican Republic .He was set to perform at the 18th edition of the World Creole Music Festival.His name and info which was officially on the list has been taken down.According to Dominicannewsonline. The prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit said “Until a ...

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US Ebola Patient,Thomas Duncan Dies

Texas Health Resources spokesman Wendell Watson said in a statement. “It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning at 7:51 am,” “We have offered the family our support and condolences at this difficult time.”  Duncan, 42, ...

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WHO to officially Declare Nigeria Ebola- Free

The World Health Organization (WHO) is hoping to announce later on this week that Nigeria and Senegal are free of Ebola after 42 days with no infections. The 42 days is the standard period for declaring an outbreak over, twice the maximum 21-day incubation period of the virus.   According ...

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US records it’s first confirmed Ebola case

The US has recorded it’s first case of Ebola.The patient was admitted at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that ,an unidentified patient who recently returned from the West Africa area is currently being treated for the deadly virus at a Dallas, Texas ...

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How doctor β€˜Successfully’ treated Ebola with HIV drug in Liberia

A doctor in rural Liberia inundated with Ebola patients says he’s had good results with a treatment he tried out of sheer desperation: an HIV drug. Ebola & HIV CNN reports that Dr. Gobee Logan had given the drug, lamivudine, to 15 Ebola patients, and all but two survived. That’s ...

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Panic in Liberian villages as Ebola victims ‘rise from the dead

Panic amongst villagers in Africa is running high today after two Ebola victims were reported to have risen from the dead. According to The Mirror, a local African newspaper is recording that the incident happened not once, but twice, to two separate people in two separate villages – one aged ...

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Nigeria has no Ebola contacts under surveillance – Health minister

This is good news!! WHO already declared Nigeria an Ebola free country and now the health minister says all suspected cases of the disease that were under surveillance in Port Harcourt have been discharged after completing the minimum 21 days of observation.

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Have you watched this viral video of the 11 year old boy who tricked #Ebola?!

11 year old Mamadee is inspiration that no matter what you’re going through, a positive attitude can change your outlook and the outcome of your situation. Liberian Mamadee was a confirmed Ebola patient who used to dance in the camp (Iyanya’s Kukere music), making everyone happy. A few weeks after ...

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Why Dr Adadevoh was not on the National Honours list – Doyin Okupe

Dr Ameyo Adadevoh has been credited with going out of her way to stop Patrick Sawyer from leaving First Consultants Hospital,even before he tested Ebola Positive.That single act has saved more lives than imagined .After losing her life to the virus, Nigerians called on the government to honour her for ...

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Governor Fashola meets with Ebola survivors | Photo

Last night,Governor Fashola hosted five survivors of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) at the State House, Alausa.They recounted their ordeals and how God saved them. Of the visiting survivors, three of them – Dr. Morris Ibeawuchi, Dr. Adaora Igonoh and Dr. Akinniyi Fadipe – are medical practitioners with the First ...

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NAFDAC to prosecute LUTH professor who claimed ewedu can cure Ebola

NAFDAC (National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control) isn’t happy about the way Nigerians are coming up with bogus claims about different things being able to cure the dreaded Ebola Virus. The agency has also apprehended a businessman who was said to have imported fake sanitisers and Ebola ...

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How I survived Ebola after contact with Patrick Sawyer – Dr. Ada Igonoh

This is the amazing story of Dr.Ada Igonoh,of First Consultants Hospital,Lagos.She was one of the health workers who came in contact with Liberian ,Patrick Sawyer and she has lived to tell her story.Please read, her story brought me to tears Speaking with BellaNaija she said: When Patrick Sawyer arrived the ...

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