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Ivory Coast says patient zero of country’s first Ebola case in 25 years recovered

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Health authorities in Ivory Coast say that the patient who tested positive for the country’s first Ebola case in 25 years has made a full recovery, according to ...
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Suspected second case of Ebola in Ivory Coast

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The UN health agency said that a second suspected case of infection by the deadly Ebola virus had been detected in Ivory Coast. World Health Organization (WHO) spokesman ...
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Cote d’Ivoire declares first Ebola outbreak

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The first case of Ebola, since 1994, has been confirmed by the Ministry of Health of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) on Sunday. This came after the Institut Pasteur, ...
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DR Congo starts countdown to end of Ebola outbreak in east

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The Democratic Republic of Congo, where the deadly Ebola virus first emerged in 1976, has begun a countdown to the official end of its latest outbreak, this time ...
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WHO to send 11 000 Ebola vaccines to Guinea

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The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Thursday that 11 000 Ebola vaccines will be sent to Guinea to tackle a resurgence of the deadly virus, which has ...
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Nigeria at a ‘moderate risk’ of fresh Ebola outbreak

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Nigeria is at a “moderate risk” of fresh outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reveals. According to the NCDC, a fresh ...
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WHO has alerted six African countries after Ebola outbreaks

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Guinea declared a new Ebola outbreak on Sunday in the first resurgence of the disease there since the 2013-2016 outbreak. The World Health Organisation has alerted six countries ...
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Guinea Ebola death toll rises to five as COVID-19 vaccine roll-out begins

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Five people have now died from Ebola in Guinea as the government launched an urgent contact-tracing search after the disease’s latest reappearance. Guinea announced the outbreak on Saturday ...
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FG alerts Nigerians on new Ebola outbreak

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The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has alerted Nigerians over re-emergence of the dreaded Ebola virus in some West African neighbouring countries, calling on all Nigerians to ...
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Guinea declares Ebola epidemic: First deaths since 2016

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These are the first cases in West Africa, five years after the end of the world’s deadliest outbreak. ...
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Guinea records first Ebola deaths since 2016

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At least three people have died of Ebola in Guinea, with five others testing positive for the virus, health officials say. They fell ill with diarrhoea, vomiting and ...
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DRC confirms two Ebola deaths in resurgence of outbreak

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A second person has died of Ebola this week in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s North Kivu province, the health ministry and the World Health Organization (WHO) ...
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New Ebola case detected in eastern Congo

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A woman has contracted Ebola and died in a new case of the virus detected in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo near the city of Butembo, the ...
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How Ebola prepared one doctor for Covid-19

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How Ebola prepared one doctor in the Democratic Republic of Congo to treat coronavirus. ...
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Ebola cases rise in new DR Congo outbreak

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The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Equateur Province continues to grow: Confirmed cases this time have now surpassed the total number recorded during the ...
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Tweezy and Nasty C freak out at the return of Ebola

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While the world is trying to survive amidst the ongoing pandemic, coronavirus; Another disease, Ebola’s outbreak was confirmed in Congo on Monday. Hearing of the new outbreak, South ...
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Coronavirus ‘as deadly as Ebola in hospital’

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Image copyright Getty Images People needing hospital treatment for coronavirus are as likely to die as those with Ebola, claim UK researchers. The warning comes as the largest ...
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Killer disease in Benue is a mystery, it’s not Ebola, Lassa Fever or Coronavirus – FG

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The Minister of Health in Nigeria, Osagie Ehanire has disclosed on Friday, February 7 that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is working hard to unravel the mysterious ...
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Four Ebola responders killed in troubled eastern DR Congo

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Four members of Ebola response teams in eastern Congo have been killed in two attacks that the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) predicted will undermine efforts ...
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Nigeria may suffer another Ebola crisis- House of Reps members warn

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There were indications that another Ebola outbreak may occur in Nigeria if measures are not quickly and properly out in place as disclosed by members of the House ...
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Unknown attackers stab 35-year-old radio host enlightening on Ebola virus to death

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It was a sad and tragic moment as a 35-year-old radio host who helped to spread the gospel in the fight against Ebola was found stabbed to death ...
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European drug regulator gives approval for Ebola vaccine

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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) human medicines committee (CHMP) has given its stamp of approval for the Ebola vaccine. The experimental vaccine currently being used to prevent the ...
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Malawi denies reports of first Ebola case

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Health authorities in Malawi have dismissed as false reports that first Ebola case has been recorded in the country’s border district of Karonga. The scare broke Sunday when ...
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Joe Abah slams Runsewe for saying Bobrisky is ‘Worse than Ebola’

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A former Director-General of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms, Dr Joe Abah has described Otunba Segun Runsewe’s recent comment on Bobrisky as embarrassing. The controversial crossdresser was ...
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Bobrisky is A National Disaster, Worse Than Ebola Virus

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General News By RIDROZAY | 29th September 2019 Olusegun Runsewe,the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Saturday slammed Nigerian cross-dresser, Idris ‘Bobrisky’ Okuneye, saying his impact on society is ...
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DR Congo’s former health minister arrested for embezzling Ebola funds

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He is in custody due to ‘misdemeanours of the mismanagement of funds allocated to the Ebola response’. Former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been arrested over ...
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DR Congo ex-health minister arrested over Ebola funds probe

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Oly Ilunga Kalenga, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) former health minister has been arrested over alleged mismanagement of Ebola funds. ...
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Nine-year-old girl dies from Ebola in Uganda – health official

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The girl is the fourth victim diagnosed with Ebola in Uganda to have died from the haemorrhagic fever. A nine-year-old girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda ...
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Congo gives 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine

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GOMA, Congo – Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope ...
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Ebola Drugs Show ‘90% Survival Rate’ in Breakthrough Trial

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Ebola may soon be a “preventable and treatable” disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said. Four drugs were trialled on ...
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