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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 Federal Government has condoled with the families of the two persons killed in Friday’s attack on the Kajuru castle Resort in Kaduna.
Entertainer and former BBNaija house, Tope Adenibuyan, popularly known as Teddy A, has written an emotional note to celebrate his ‘girlfriend,’ Bamike Olawunmi (Bambam), on the occasion of her 30th birthday.
Philippine rescuers raced Tuesday to reach some two dozen people still feared buried under a building near Manila that collapsed a day earlier in a deadly earthquake, as a powerful second tremor hit the nation.
A 42-year-old man, Armstrong Ibe, on Tuesday appeared in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly beating up a police sergeant while on duty in a hotel.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has attacked a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Ahmed Tinubu, saying that the former Lagos Governor was pursuing facist agenda to control all levels of power in Nigeria.
Nigeria forward Asisat Oshoala has resumed training with Barcelona Ladies after spending time on the sidelines due to injury.
Arna-Bjornar of Norway and Nigeria defender Ngozi Ebere on Monday helped her club record their first league victory of the season after scoring the only goal of the match against Klepp.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has slammed Governor Henry Seriake Dickson over his comments castigating the party ahead of the November 2 governorship election, saying that the governor is living in denial over what it says is his failed administration.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has charged the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to dwell on facts in his criticism of the leadership of the Senate.
Cristiano Ronaldo has pledged his immediate future to Juventus in the wake of their eighth straight Serie A title.