Tag: virus

AzeezOctober 30, 2017

No fresh cases of Monkeypox virus recorded – Bayelsa govt

Bayelsa Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, on Monday dismissed reports that two new cases of monkeypox disease have been detected ...

ToluAugust 10, 2017

Lassa fever: 5 effective ways to keep rats away from your home

If you’ve been paying any attention to what’s important on the news and not the trivialities on social media (like ...

RoqeebahMay 16, 2017

How a 22-year-old saved the world from the worst cyber attack ever

by Soma Oj. While it’s cool that we are swooning over Emmanuel Macron, the 39-year-old who has just become the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2017

BREAKING: Ebola returns – WHO

by Omoleye Omoruyi The deadly disease that took the lives of many in Nigeria and some other African countries is ...

Ada IgboanugoFebruary 4, 2015

Why you shouldn’t click porn links on your Facebook feed

by Chinwe Okafor Over 100,000 people had their computers infected with malware after clicking on a porn video that popped ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 20, 2014

Freeman Osonuga: This is how to survive the Ebola virus disease

by Dr. Freeman Osonuga Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which is also known as Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever, is a deadly viral ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 16, 2014

Opinion: Buhari V. Jonathan, let us compare

by Bala Muhammed The All Progressives’ Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) recently held their Conventions to elect/confirm ...

Isime EseneSeptember 8, 2014

Warning! This Ebola movie will make you laugh hard… till you cry (WATCH)

by Akan Ido Nollywood will try but we can assure you that even the Nigerian movie industry will find it ...

Isime EseneSeptember 1, 2014

Don’t sweat it: Bayelsa denies rumours of Ebola in town

by Isi Esene The Bayelsa health commissioner, Dr. Ayebatonye Owei, has dispelled rumours of an Ebola virus case in the ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

World Health Organisation says it is safe travel to Ebola-affected countries [DETAILS]

by Azubuike Azikiwe The World Health Organisation (WHO) says travelling to Ebola-affected countries is safe and the risk is at ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 15, 2014

Opinion: #Ebola- The handshake is now a symbol of death

by John Dania In Nigeria today, many dread this deadly virus so much so that no one wants to shake ...

Isime EseneAugust 13, 2014

Opinion: How to protect yourself from Ebola while travelling

by Isi Esene   Avoid bodily contact with people on a trip, this one is nearly impossible, but you can ...

May 17, 2014

Doctors contract deadly virus from pregnant woman in Ebonyi

by S’ola Filani A total of eight doctors, four nurses and five health workers have been infected with Lassa fever, ...

October 25, 2013

Game changer? Baby born with HIV still disease-free years later after getting treated with ARV drugs

Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. Two ...

May 6, 2013

Worse than AIDS: Scientists discover STD more infectious than HIV

Health officials are warning that two cases of a so-called ‘sex superbug’ have been confirmed in Hawaii. Hawaii News Now ...

March 9, 2013

Warning issued as new coronavirus causes 8 deaths in the Arabian Peninsula and the UK (WATCH)

In a cautionary report on Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned of a deadly new virus that has ...

March 4, 2013

Opinion: HIV – Do we have a cure at last?

by James Gallagher The first thing to note is that HIV is not the killer it used to be. A ...

March 4, 2013

Medical history? US doctors have cured two-year-old born with HIV

by Rachel Ogbu This is definitely news to hold your breath for but it is believed that medical history has ...

December 3, 2012

Report: HIV vaccine set to hit the market

After nearly 30 years of desperately searching for solutions to the Human-Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, the vermin that leads to the ...

November 23, 2012

Did you know there’s a virus deadlier than HIV? [READ]

The WHO website states that an estimated 1.4 million cases of hepatitis A occur annually, an estimated two billion people ...

July 31, 2012

Scary times: “Avoid handshakes and promiscuous sex,” Ugandan president advises after Ebola kills 14

by Stanley Azuakola The deadly Ebola virus has put the East African nation of Uganda on the edge. An outbreak ...

OluwapelumiDecember 1, 2011

#WorldAIDSDay2011: HIV/AIDS in pictures

by Wilfred Okiche Today is world HIV/AIDS day, a day set aside to commemorate those living with the Human Immunodeficiency ...

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