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Ebola: OAU Female Student Quarantined, Confesses Contact With Late Dr. Enemuo

There was panic in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife on Tuesday over a report that a female patient on admission at the OAU Health Centre was a suspected Ebola Virus Disease victim. The school management initially denied the reports, but the Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Temitope Ilori, Ilori said the female student who fell sick confessed she had contact with the Late Dr Iyke Enemuo who secretly treated a ... Read More »

Ebola : Dangote Partners With Scientists To Provide Ebola Vaccine

According to reports, a British researcher has said that an Ebola vaccine might be available in December. Dr. Mike Turner told the Punch that his organization, Wellcome Trust is partnering with the Dangote Foundation to develop ways to fight the disease. Dr. Turner is the Head of Infection at the non-governmental organization which is based in the United Kingdom and which facilitates medical research. He reportedly said: “We are delighted ... Read More »

LUTH Professor Claims “Ewedu” Can Cure Ebola

As the world seeks to find a permanent cure for the deadly Ebola virus disease, Prof Adebukola Adefule Oshitelu, professor of ophthalmology at the Lagos State Teaching hospital, LUTH, has claimed that ‘Genus Corchorus’, better known as ‘Ewedu’ is capable of curing Ebola. Speaking at the ’2014 African Traditional Medicine’ event organised by NAFDAC at Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday, 4 September, Oshitelu said Ewedu has strong qualities to end the ... Read More »

Schools Set To Resume On September 22

The Federal Government has directed all schools to resume on September 22.The postponement of resumption date of schools to October 13, had been a precautionary measure against the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease. However, the date has been shifted forward to September 22 following a review ordered by the Federal Executive Council (FEC). The FEC, recently ordered the Minister of Education, Mr Ibrahim Shekarau, to review the directive given ... Read More »

Ebola: 400 People Under Close Observation In Port Harcourt

400 people are under watch in Port Harcourt,after coming in contact with Late doctor who hid the fact he had been exposed to the virus. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Projector, Dr. Abdulsalami Nasidi told Reuters “Everything about this doctor was in secrecy, he violated our public health laws by treating a patient with a highly pathogenic agent who revealed to him that he had contact with Ebola and ... Read More »

Ebola: Health Minister Says Primary & Secondary Schools May Re-open From Sept 15

According to Mr. Dan Nwomeh, the Special Assistant on Media and Communication to the Minister of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu– all primary and secondary schools in the country, previously asked to remain closed till October 13th – may re-open from Sept 15 as last Ebola contacts under surveillance will be freed from quarantine by then. Please follow and like us: Read More »


Brother Joshua Iginla (Prophet) and the General Overseer of Champions Royal Assembly Church based in Abuja has said the world is yet to see the worst of Ebola. The Prophet who predicted in December 2013 that a certain virus would hit the world says scientists are doing their part and its left for spiritual leaders to come together, so they can take care of the spiritual aspect.    His words; ... Read More »

#Ebola Update: Diplomat Olubukun Koye May Face Manslaughter Charges For Fleeing To Port Harcourt

The Nigerian diplomat attached to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Olubukun Koye who escaped from quarantine in Lagos after testing positive to Ebola virus and travelled to Port Harcourt for treatment, an action that resulted in the death of the doctor who treated him (Iyke Enemuo) may face manslaughter charges. This is coming on the heels of report that the number of persons under surveillance in the ... Read More »

Doctor Sam Enemuo’s Widow Tests Positive To Ebola, Moved To Lagos

The widow of Dr Ikechukwu Sam Enemuo, who died in Port Harcourt last week after treating a diplomat who had contact with the primary contact, Mr Patrick Sawyer, has tested positive to the Ebola virus disease. Rivers State commissioner for health Dr Sampson Parker said the widow of Dr Enemuo had been flown to Lagos for treatment where the National Treatment Centre for the Ebola virus is located, since the ... Read More »

Rivers official confirms suspected Ebola Death in Port Harcourt

A highly placed official of the Rivers state Government has confirmed that a suspected case ofthe Ebola Virus Disease has been detected in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. The official, who asked not to be named because he was not authorized to discuss the development with journalists, simply said, “Yes, there was a case of Ebola death. We are tracking everybody.” Seventy people suspected to have had contact with ... Read More »

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