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    Metro TIPS: Seven things to do now that coronavirus is in Nigeria - The Cable

    On Thursday, the Lagos state government and the federal ministry of health confirmed the first case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria. The novel case was found in an Italian on a business visit to Lagos, Nigeria. He has since been quarantined and is being managed at the Infectious...
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    World Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial – BBC News

    An outbreak of Ebola has killed more than 1,800 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola may soon be a “preventable and treatable” disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.... Read more via BBC News – Health –...
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    World A Cure for Ebola? Two New Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo – NYT – Health

    Two experimental treatments to treat Ebola infection work so well that they will now be offered to all patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists announced Monday. The antibody-based treatments are so powerful — “Now we can say that 90 percent can come out of treatment … Read...
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    World Ebola outbreak: Grandmother dies in Uganda – BBC News

    A 50-year-old woman infected with Ebola has died in western Uganda, a day after her five-year-old grandson died. They are the first two cases reported in the country since the… Read more via BBC News – https://bbc.in/2Idlrel Get more World News
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    World Large Ebola outbreaks ‘new normal’ – BBC News

    The world is entering "a new phase" where large outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a "new normal", the World Health Organization warns. Previous Ebola outbreaks affected relatively small numbers of people.... Read more via BBC News – https://bbc.in/2WKPgeo Get more World News
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    World Ebola deaths pass 1,000 in DRC – BBC News

    The death toll from the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 1,000, the health ministry says. DRC’s Ebola outbreak began in August and … Read more via BBC News – https://bbc.in/2VeLD0m Get more World News
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    Metro Human antibody may help in discovery of Ebola virus therapy – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    As the death toll of Ebola Virus (EBOV) increased to 55 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, researchers have intensified efforts to discover treatment against the virus and its related highly pathogenic filoviruses.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News –...
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    World Congolese doctor infected with Ebola in high insecurity zone: WHO – Reuters News

    A doctor in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is hospitalized with Ebola, and … Read more via U.S. – https://ift.tt/2PBwPm6 Get more World News
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    World WHO expects more Ebola cases in Congo – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday that it could not be certain that it … Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2MV6CNq Get more World News
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    World Ebola Death Toll In Congo Rises To 41 – Channels Television News

    Forty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo, health authorities … Read more via Channels Television – https://ift.tt/2MezbJf Get more World News
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    World Congo declares end of Ebola epidemic – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Tuesday declared an end to an Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33 people, after 42 days with no new cases. The outbreak, first detected in northwest Congo in April, was dealt with rapidly by the World … Read more via Premium Times...
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    WHO predicts Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could end soon – ModernGhana News

    The director general of the World Health said Sunday he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in northwestern DR Congo, some 21 days which has left 27 people dead over the past month. I am cautiously optimistic that we shall be able … Read more via ModernGhana News –...
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    Metro Catholic Priest ‘Infected With Ebola’ In DR Congo – Channels Television

    A Catholic priest has been quarantined after being infected with the Ebola virus in the town of Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of Congo, medical sources said Thursday. Read more via Channels Television – https://ift.tt/2GNAZlc Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Two Congo Ebola patients attended church with 50 people before dying – MSF – Punch Newspapers

    Two Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola patients who fled the 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...
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    Metro Two fleeing Ebola patients dead – Punch Newspapers

    Doctors have confirmed that three people with Ebola have fled the hospital in DR Congo on Wednesday. Two of them have died after returning home, Doctors without Borders (MSF) said. Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2kk8Wkr Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Three Ebola Patients Escape From Quarantine Facility – Tori News

    A manhunt has began following the shocking disappearance of three Ebola patient’s from a quarantine facility in the area. Read more via Tori News – https://ift.tt/2s2H5td -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    WHO convenes emergency meeting on Ebola – Punch Newspapers – Punch Newspapers

    The World Health Organisation is expected to convene an emergency meeting ahead of the friendly football match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2wZl5Va Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Ebola death toll hits 26 in DR Congo as vaccinations start – The Guardian Newspaper

    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.... Read more via The Guardian Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2GATpFJ Get more World News
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    World Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations to begin in DR Congo – BBC

    The vaccines were first used in a limited trial during the 2014-16 West Africa Ebola outbreak Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Read more via BBC – https://ift.tt/2KHM61g Get...
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    World DR Congo reports four more Ebola cases – ModernGhana News

    Four more cases of Ebola have been detected in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo, doctors said Thursday, two days after DRC reported a fresh outbreak of the disease. Read more via ModernGhana News – https://ift.tt/2rzwOUn Get more World News