Monday, May 20, 2019
Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - Korean researchers believe. Highlights: In the study, the researchers used medical scans to assess heart health In coronary heart...
Global Editors Network (GEN), a cross-platform community of more than 1000 Editors-in-Chief, has ranked Voice of Nigeria (VON) among the best 3 media organizations in the Nigeria Editors Lab competition which ended in Lagos on Tuesday. VON emerged as first runner-up to the winning...
Nigerian journalists from across the electronic, print and online media platforms are gathered in Lagos to hack out solutions to the scourge of Ebola ravaging parts of West Africa and beyond. The journalists, representing ten Nigerian media organizations, are participating...
A clinical trial of a made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine will be conducted in Halifax, the Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada announced on Friday, raising hopes for countries with the highest rate of deaths as a result of...
Almost 300 fewer people are known to have died from Ebola in Liberia than previously thought, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a regular Ebola update on Wednesday. Highlights: The latest update came after laboratory test showed false positives WHO has...
The Liberian health sector is still battling to contain the Ebola Virus Disease that has claimed over 4,400 lives in West Africa, making a request for assistance in procurement of additional 85,000 body bags in the next six months. Highlights: Liberia...
US President Barack Obama has stressed the need for increased global efforts in containing the Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa, warning that in an age of frequent travel the disease could spread globally. Highlights: Obama cancelled a political campaign trip...
The Nigerian Health Minister, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu says the battle against the deadly Ebola Virus may have been won but the war is not yet over. Highlights: Health minister says the presence of Ebola in some West African countries is a...
The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, is to donate $25 million to contain the outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease that has killed over 4,300 people. Highlights: The funds will be given to the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) The need to get...
          Highlights: The woman helped treat a Spanish missionary and a Spanish priest, both of whom had contracted Ebola in West Africa. Both died after returning to Spain Health officials said she developed symptoms on September 30. She was not hospitalized until...