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A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) treatment center in Beni, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo September 6, 2018. Picture taken September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba

Official: US worried about Ebola outbreak in Congo conflict zone

The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths, a USAID official said on Thursday.

US distributes over three million insecticide-treated bed nets in Akwa Ibom

The United States Government has distributed a total number of 3.3 million insecticide-treated bed nets to prevent malaria in Akwa Ibom State.

Expert: Stress can be good also

Dr Gregory Mowete, a medical officer in Abuja, says stress is not necessarily a bad health challenge as it has its positive side.

Rotary announces US$96.5 million to end polio

Rotary has announced nearly US$100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year.

Almost 100 ill as lettuce-linked E. coli outbreak hits 22 US states

Almost 100 people have fallen ill in the US after eating lettuce apparently contaminated with E. coli bacteria.

Donald Trump to seek death penalty for drug dealers

US President Donald Trump will present on Monday his plan to combat an opioid abuse epidemic which will include seeking the death penalty for drug traffickers.

Feeding babies solid food before six months causes obesity, diabetes

Most parents are feeding their babies solid foods too early - raising their risk of obesity and diabetes, according to new research.

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PVC stops Katsina Speaker from voting in bye-election

The Speaker of Katsina State House of Assembly, Abubakar Kusada, could not vote during Saturday bye-election for the Ingawa/Kusada/Kankia Federal House of Representatives due to his lack of a Permanent Voters Card.
Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles didn’t want to take too many risks against South Africa

Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.

2019: Centre cautions politicians against campaigns of deceit, violence

The African United Journalism Awareness Centre, a pro-Journalism and Democracy Non-Government Organisation, on Saturday cautioned politicians to eschew campaign of lies and violence in the interest of the nation.

Audu Ogbeh: Agric mechanization will help feed our growing population

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said farm mechanization is capable of feeding the nation’s growing population.

Facebook asked to protect users in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s largest political party Saturday asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the “illegal” government.