Tag: Virus

Virus Can Boost, Not Weaken, Immune System, Study Shows

Henry Solomon- July 3, 2018

American scientists have identified a particular virus in mice model that may not weaken, but enhance the immune system, according to a study published in ... Read More

WHO Warns of Imminent Spread of Ebola From DRC

Henry Solomon- May 24, 2018

World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) may likely spread to more parts of the ... Read More

Ebola Alert: First Suspected Deaths in Congo Outbreak came in January – WHO

Henry Solomon- May 10, 2018

Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo that is facing an Ebola epidemic as far back as December and the first ... Read More

Again, Ebola kills 17 people in Congo

admin- May 9, 2018

Ebola in Congo Officials say 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an ... Read More

Rwanda Bans Importation of Sheep, Goats from Neigbhouring Burundi

Henry Solomon- April 10, 2018

Rwanda Tuesday announced a ban on importation of sheep, goat and their products from Burundi following reports of a viral disease outbreak. The agriculture minister ... Read More

IT Analyst Says E-Mail Most Penetrative, Guaranteed Business Marketing Platform

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 21, 2018

An Information Technology (IT) analyst, on Wednesday advised small business owners to take greater advantage of electronic mails to market their businesses. Mr Ekundayo Ayeni, ... Read More

Cyber Attacks: NITDA wants MDAs, Private Sector to be Vigilant, Proactive

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 29, 2018

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), private sector and the public to be vigilant and proactive ahead ... Read More

Monkeypox: Bayelsa Intensifies Sensitisation Campaign

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 8, 2017

The Bayelsa Government on Sunday said it had intensified efforts, especially in the area of public enlightenment and civic engagement, to curb the spread of ... Read More

Full Statements by President Muhammadu Buhari on the 2nd Anniversary of Interruption of Wild Poliovirus Transmission in Nigeria

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 24, 2016

Today, Nigeria is celebrating the second year anniversary of uninterrupted of wild polio virus transmission since the last case of wild poliovirus was reported in ... Read More

Evidence Convinces W.H.O On Zika As Cause Of Birth Defect And Disorders

Henry Solomon- April 1, 2016

The World Health Organisation said researchers around the world are now convinced the Zika virus can cause the birth defect microcephaly as well as Guillain-Barre ... Read More

President Buhari Donates to Countries Hit By Ebola Epidemic

Henry Solomon- July 26, 2015

Muhammadu BuhariPresident of Nigeria In the spirit of Africa countries helping Africans in the recovery and reconstruction of countries affected by Ebola epidemic, President Muhammadu ... Read More

Polio Virus Immunization In Kano

Suleiman Idris- December 28, 2014

By Mansour Aliyu Hassan The collective effort by various stakeholders under the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan in the Health sector has assisted in ... Read More

WHO Declares End Of Ebola Outbreak In Nigeria

Henry Solomon- October 22, 2014

Statement by World Health Organisation - End of Ebola Outbreak in Nigeria Patrick SawyerThe Liberian man that brought the disease to Nigeria The Ebola virus ... Read More

Senate Commends Federal And Lagos State Governments Over Efforts In Containing Ebola

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2014

Adamu Sambo A second day of vibrancy at the Senate after resumption from recess.  From Security matters to the Health Sector. This time the Senate unanimously ... Read More