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Ebola Virus

Meet The Awesome Teens Taking Down Ebola

Some unconventional activists are taking on Ebola in West Point, Liberia -- and they're not medical professionals, aspiring doctors or government officials. They're teens. The young activists are members of A-LIFE: Adolescents Leading an Intense Fight Against Ebola, and they're basically the most kick-ass teenagers in the whole world, as reported by The Daily Beast. [...]

Shocking: Two Senegalese Boys Got Beat Up And Called “Ebola” In US School

Two African brothers who recently moved to the United States were attacked in school on Friday, NBC New York reports. The boys, who are in sixth and eighth grade, were hospitalized after being severely injured by people who called them "Ebola," according to the African Advisory Council, a group that advocates for Africans in the [...]

It will be too risky for everyone: Enyeama urges CAF to cancel Africa Cup of Nations due to Ebola fears

Vincent Enyeama is adamant that the Africa Cup of Nations should not go ahead due to the threat of the deadly Ebola epidemic spreading, Dailymail reports. The Nigeria and Lille keeper was forthright in his assessment of the situation and pleaded with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to cancel the tournament in Morocco. Speaking after [...]

By |2014-10-24T08:58:09+01:00October 24th, 2014|Categories: sports|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Ebola? No! Study reveals what Nigerians fear most

In a massive survey of thousands of people, the Pew Research Centre recently uncovered what people across the world fear as the biggest global threat. The results were far from unanimous, Huffington Post reports. The survey gave participants five possible options: Religious and ethnic hatred, inequality, Aids and other diseases, nuclear weapons and pollution. While [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:45:30+01:00October 22nd, 2014|Categories: facts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

It’s Official! WHO declares Nigeria Ebola free

We reported earlier that The World Health Organisation (WHO) would declare Nigeria free of Ebola Virus Today. Well, it's happened! The World Health Organisation moments ago (Monday) declared Nigeria officially Ebola-free, after 42 days — or two incubation periods — without any new confirmed cases of the deadly virus. “The virus is gone for now. [...]

By |2014-10-20T13:18:15+01:00October 20th, 2014|Categories: health|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

World Health Organisation (WHO) to declare Nigeria Ebola-free today!

The World Health Organisation is preparing to announce that Nigeria has not had a confirmed case of Ebola for 42 days – or two incubation periods of 21 days – just as it did for Senegal on Friday. WHO on Friday declared Senegal free of Ebola after 42 days passed without a new confirmed case. [...]

By |2014-10-20T09:47:21+01:00October 20th, 2014|Categories: health|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Trending Funny Ebola Virus Photos

Approximately .0001 percent of the world’s population is currently diagnosed with Ebola, and even though the numbers don’t exactly support the narrative of a worldwide epidemic, that hasn’t stopped people from responding with irrational fear, paranoia and a dash of xenophobia, and of course, some very funny photos. See some below: Click here for all [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:45:40+01:00October 17th, 2014|Categories: Quizzes & Fun|Tags: , , , , |5 Comments

Ebola shuts 6m children out of school—World Bank President

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Thursday said that the Ebola crisis in West Africa has already infected more than 8,033 people and claimed more than 3,879 lives, and the epidemic continues to spread rapidly. In his opening remarks at the High-Level Meeting on the Impact of the Ebola Crisis: A Perspective from the Countries [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:46:06+01:00October 10th, 2014|Categories: news|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ebola: Finally, schools in 10 States resume nationwide, screen students for virus

After the over two weeks of extra holiday as a result of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, schools in ten States resumed yesterday. The States include: Lagos, Oyo, Rivers, Benue, Ekiti, Kano, Kogi, Akwa-Ibom, Ebonyi, and Ogun. Meanwhile, Kwara State Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Saka Onimago has directed both public and private schools in [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:46:17+01:00October 9th, 2014|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Video: Meet the Ebola-killing ROBOT that destroys the virus in minutes

A germ-killing robot designed to rid a room of dangerous viruses in minutes is being used to keep hospitals Ebola-free. Called 'Little Moe', the robot works by damaging viral DNA using pulses of ultraviolet light. It is currently being used in 250 hospitals and health facilities across the US, including a Dallas hospital where a [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:46:25+01:00October 8th, 2014|Categories: technology|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment
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