Panic heightens As Lassa Fever Death Toll Hits 24. 1

Panic heightens As Lassa Fever Death Toll Hits 24.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said the number of deaths associated with Lassa fever in January 2020 has risen to 24, with 163 reported cases confirmed. In the situation report, which is based on data retrieved from the National Lassa fever Technical Working Group, published by the NCDC for the third week of […]

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#Coronavirus: Nigerian Airports on High Alert as deadly virus spreads worldwide. 2

#Coronavirus: Nigerian Airports on High Alert as deadly virus spreads worldwide.

Following the spread of the newly discovered SARS virus in China, International airports in Nigeria, yesterday went on red alert as they intensified the screening of inbound passengers. Passengers flying in and out of the country have been advised by the  Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to comply with all quarantine procedures at airports […]

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All you need to know about deadly Lassa Fever. (Must read) 3

All you need to know about deadly Lassa Fever. (Must read)

Here are things you should know about Lasser fever: Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic illness of 2-21 days duration that occurs in West Africa. The Lassa virus is transmitted to humans via contact with food or household items contaminated with rodent urine or faeces. Person-to-person infections and laboratory transmission can also occur, particularly […]

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Boy escapes death after fish jumped out of river and did this to his throat. (Disturbing Photos) 8

Boy escapes death after fish jumped out of river and did this to his throat. (Disturbing Photos)

Muhammad Idul was fishing with his parents in Buton waters off the South East Sulawesi province on Saturday when a needlefish jumped out of the water. The fish’s long slender snout sliced straight through the 16-year-old’s neck and pierced the back of his skull. The student was rushed to hospital for treatment, before undergoing risky […]

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#Coronavirus: Tensions rife as deadly virus is feared to be in the UK. 12

#Coronavirus: Tensions rife as deadly virus is feared to be in the UK.

The deadly coronavirus which has already killed 17 people in China might already be in the UK, leading to the commencement of an isolation program for passengers flying into London from the Asian country.   The health threat level of coronavirus has been raised by UK health experts who likened it to the global Spanish Flu pandemic which killed […]

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#Coronavirus: New research reveals virus might have been passed to humans from snakes. 13

#Coronavirus: New research reveals virus might have been passed to humans from snakes.

Researchers say the deadly coronavirus spreading around the world from China could have been passed to humans from snakes sold at an open-air market in Wuhan.  For advert placements, media (Music/Video) promotions, or to share breaking News stories with us, contact; +2348166333024 or +2348161779768. The SARS-like virus first appeared in Wuhan, China, last month and has […]

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15 so far dead, with over 100 cases being treated as Lassa Fever outbreak hits Ondo State. 15

15 so far dead, with over 100 cases being treated as Lassa Fever outbreak hits Ondo State.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has cried out over the recent Lassa fever outbreak which has reportedly claimed 15 lives in Ondo State and also left 28 people in critical conditions.   New Telegraph reported that the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Owo community of Ondo State, has over 100 people being treated for Lassa Fever. A source […]

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Three, including two medical doctors die of Lassa Fever in Kano. 16

Three, including two medical doctors die of Lassa Fever in Kano.

At least three persons died of a suspected deadly lassa fever at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano. The three victims including two medical doctors died few hours after operating a pregnant patient, suspected to be a primary carrier at the teaching hospital. A senior medical doctor in AKTH who wanted his name not […]

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New "Killer Immune Cell" hopeful of being a universal cure for Cancer, discovered. 17

New “Killer Immune Cell” hopeful of being a universal cure for Cancer, discovered.

Scientists have discovered a new “killer immune cell” that could be used as a “universal” cancer cure.  Researchers at Cardiff University discovered a “T-cell” found in human blood that recognises and kills many types of cancer while ignoring healthy cells. The researchers suggest the cell could be used to develop a “one-size-fits-all” cancer treatment. T-cell therapies for cancer – […]

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'Why you must stop drinking garri'- Medical experts warn. 20

‘Why you must stop drinking garri’- Medical experts warn.

Nigerians have been cautioned from consuming soaked garri. This call was made by Dr Boniface Okolo, the director of Public Health, Enugu state. According to him, this must be done on order to avoid contacting Lassa fever. The medical doctor gave the warning when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday, […]

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