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Ebola Virus Disease: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control conducts risk assessment amidst ongoing outbreak in the DRC and Uganda

Following a preliminary risk assessment conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the overall risk of importation of Ebola Virus Disease to Nigeria from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda is low. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is monitoring the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 27th July 2018

Ebola outbreak in DRC ends: WHO calls for international efforts to stop other deadly outbreaks in the country. Over 5,000 Nigerian doctors working in South Africa – Envoy. FG explains delay in implementation of National Tobacco Control Act.  FDA approves new single dose malaria drug. Cholera claims 186 lives in 6 months – NCDC. We are committed […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th May 2018

New Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nigeria declares end to Lassa fever outbreak. WHO cholera vaccine drive targets 2 million people in Nigeria, 4 others. U.S. govt supports Nigeria with $90 million for HIV survey. We’re still manufacturing, Emzor says; disputes NAFDAC closure. Health Workers Strike: Meeting deadlocked as JOHESU expects new govt offer. Bayelsa enrols 80,000 […]

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New Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo

This Press Release was originally published by the World Health Organisation: http://www.who.int/news-room/detail/08-05-2018-new-ebola-outbreak-declared-in-democratic-republic-of-the-congo  The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro in Equateur Province today (8 May). The outbreak declaration occurred after laboratory results confirmed two cases of EVD. The Ministry of Health of Democratic […]