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Sixty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the authorities said, adding that four novel drugs had been added to the roster of treatments.
The World Health Organization said Tuesday it was awaiting formal approval from the Democratic Republic of Congo to send in unlicenced Ebola medication to help rein in an outbreak of the deadly virus.
Confusion around an unlicensed Ebola vaccine being used in the Democratic Republic of Congo is complicating efforts to rein in an outbreak of the deadly virus, Doctors Without Borders warned Thursday.
Two Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola patients who fled hospital in the city of Mbandaka on Monday attended a prayer meeting with 50 people hours before they died, Jean-Clement Cabrol, an emergency medical coordinator at Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), said on Thursday.
The death toll in an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rose to 26 on Monday after a person died in the northwest city of Mbandaka, the government said, as it began vaccinating first responders against the dreaded disease.
Two experimental vaccines against the Ebola virus have shown promise in protecting against the haemorrhagic fever for at least a year, according to the results of a major clinical trial published on Wednesday.
The National Democratic Front (NDF) has slammed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for refusing to sign a peace pact ahead of next year’s elections.
An Upper Area Court I, Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 43-year-old mason, Augustine Arafan, to three years in prison for raping a seven-year-old girl.
An Upper Area Court I, sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 37-year-old herbalist, Salisu Garba, to 18 months in prison for stealing car batteries, two driving shaft, a jack and a wheel spanner, all valued at N100, 000.
Yaya Toure will arrive back in London later this week and believes he can still play in the Premier League.
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Wednesday remanded a 17-year-old boy in a juvenile home for allegedly stealing an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card belonging to his visually impaired neighbour and withdrawing N1.3 million from the neighbour’s account.
Fast rising singer Amarachukwu Amarachi Mercy, a student of Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria (UNN) Nsuka, is set to dazzle at the grand finale of Splash Talent Heroes Show, which holds Sunday, Dec. 9 in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says no fewer than 1,239,802 children has been given Vitamin ‘A’ supplementation in Yobe and Borno through the support of the Department of International Development (DFID).
The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have reached a partial agreement, Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, announced on Monday.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Wednesday his cabinet would approve next week a 22 per cent increase in the monthly minimum wage to 1,050 euros ($1,192) in 2019.
The Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, officially launched his campaign on Saturday, addressing thousands of party supporters at a political rally held on the Ajelogo Field in Kosofe Local Government Area (LGA).