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    4 unforgettable facts about Umar Khan, the doctor who gave up his life for Ebola patients

4 unforgettable facts about Umar Khan, the doctor who gave up his life for Ebola patients

The World is full of heroes. Day after day, and from country to country, there are dozens of people who are staking their lives for the overall well-being of the society — only that many of them die pretty unknown and recognised.  One of them is Sierra Leonean physician, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan. Upon the deadliest-ever outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) began in February [...]

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    Panic in Anambra over fear of Ebola outbreak

Panic in Anambra over fear of Ebola outbreak

Exactly a week after residents of Lagos were in panic mode following the announcement of the deadly Ebola virus in the state, a similar situation is happening in Anambra, where the decision of the government to seal off a hospital and quarantine its workers for Ebola is generating tension. A resident of Onitsha who spoke to TheCable described the development as very worrisome. "I cannot lie to you [...]

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Ebola: Ethiopia airlines campaign for safety of passengers

The Ethiopian Airlines said on Thursday in Addis Ababa, that it had embarked on massive campaigns to create awareness against the transmission of the Ebola virus among its customers. The virus has recorded more than 700 deaths in some 1,323 cases in the West African Countries of Guinea, Liberia and Serra Leone since its outbreak in February. Last week, a Liberian afflicted [...]

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    Ebola: Jim Iyke abandons business, flees Liberia

Ebola: Jim Iyke abandons business, flees Liberia

The deadly and very contagious virus disease, Ebola, has been a source of worry to many, having killed nearly 700 people across the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since February 2014. Nigerian star actor, Jim Iyke, who was in Liberia for a business deal, is no exception; and he has now fled the Ebola-troubled country without completing his [...]

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    Liberia shuts its borders against Ebola

Liberia shuts its borders against Ebola

The spread of the deadly Ebola Virus across West Africa countries has forced Liberia – one of the three countries to have recorded the severest casualties from the disease – to close most of its borders. The decision to close the borders was taken on Monday after a third doctor working to contain the virus in West Africa got infected. President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf said only five entry points, [...]

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Lagos embarks on measures to prevent spread of Ebola Virus

The Lagos state government has embarked on measures to prevent the deadly Ebola Virus from spreading across the state. The contagious disease, which has killed about 660 people in different countries across West Africa claimed its first casualty in the state last week, as Mr Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian who traveled to his country for a funeral died in a private [...]

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    Liberian afflicted with Ebola dies in Lagos

Liberian afflicted with Ebola dies in Lagos

Mr. Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian man suspected to have imported the deadly Ebola virus into Lagos, is dead. On Thursday, confirmation of the outbreak of the virus in Lagos by the Lagos state ministry of health spawned panic in the state. However, an official of First Consultant Medical Centre, Obalende, Lagos, where the suspect was undergoing treatment, confirmed to TheCable on Friday that the Liberian died [...]

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    First case of Ebola recorded in Lagos

First case of Ebola recorded in Lagos

The Lagos state government has confirmed that there is a possibility of Ebola virus outbreak, which has claimed an estimated 632 lives across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since February. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, Dr. Yewande Adeshina, special adviser to Governor Babatunde Fashola on public health, urged Lagosians not to panic, as the government has taken adequate measures to [...]

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