Health

Ebola: FG orders surveillance at ports, borders

The Federal Government has directed all port health service officials and other relevant agencies to step up surveillance activities for all passengers entering the...

Drug prices to increase by 100%, PSN warns

Nigerians should expect a 100 per cent rise in drug prices across the country if the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) does not...

NAFDAC to deregulate Sniper use

In an attempt to reduce the increasing rate of suicide in Nigeria, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it is partnering with...

Congo Ebola outbreak: WHO decides not to declare international emergency

The World Health Organistaion, WHO has decided not to declare an international emergency over Congo’s Ebola epidemic despite its spread to Uganda. A panel of the...

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda

A 50-year-old Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of the deadly Ebola virus in the latest outbreak of the disease. The first casualty was the...

Two more Ebola cases recorded in Uganda

Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday – confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republic of Congo....

Uganda confirms first Ebola case – WHO

The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Uganda amid the current outbreak currently ravishing neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). According to the...