Ebola

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 26th, 2014
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By Nze Anizor Since the Ebola virus docked in Nigeria through a Liberian diplomat, Patrick Sawyer, it has been a frenzy of information, panic, misinformation, sickness, survival and death. Lives have been lost and heroines have been made. The Lagos State Government and the Federal Ministry of Health ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 20th, 2014
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It is now a known fact that Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases known to mankind. Like HIV, it is a virus; however it kills within a shorter time, compared to the former. Ebola has been proved to spread through fluids such as sweat, saliva and blood from a human being or animal that […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 19th, 2014
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By Olugu Olugu Orji Mnia A Syrian king and his murderous host had laid an impregnable siege on the ancient city of Samaria. Matters had degenerated to the point where the head of an ass sold for 80 pieces of silver. By today’s reckoning, that would be $10,240: the local equivalent being in excess of ...
By IAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2014
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There was some hubbub about my column last week, where I complained about Christians, like Dr. Kent Brantly, who abandon America to do much-praised work in Third World countries. I planned to respond to my critics this week, but, unfortunately, there’s nothing to respond to. They call me names, say I...
By benim
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Apr 21st, 2014
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By: Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei pericle925@yahoo.com Over the last few weeks, our dear nation, Liberia, has been attacked by the deadly Ebola virus. From all indications, we lack the capacity to counter the virus in a rapid and effective way. This is evidenced by the fact that we have not been able to mobi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By MG Zimeta The recent outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa has captured international public attention that seems disproportionate to the scale of the outbreak itself.  This is not surprising.  Ebola is a communicable disease – that is to say, it is transmissible between humans.  In this regard, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It causes bleeding from the eyes, ears, mouth and rectum and a bloody full-body rash leading to a quick demise. It’s one of a handful of diseases that are so deadly that governments consider it a threat to […...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 4th, 2012
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that there are no new cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever reported in Kibaale district, Uganda, since 3 August 2012, indicating that the outbreak is coming to an end. A total of 24 probable and confirmed cases including 17 deaths have been reported sinc...