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Over 6,000 dead in world’s worst measles outbreak in DRC

The number of people killed by a measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 6,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) has...

Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial

Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.

Pastor dies of Ebola after praying for sick person

A pastor who is the first Ebola patient in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has died days after he got infected with the deadly virus.

#Googledoodle honours Ebola hero Stella Adadevoh

#Googledoodle is celebrating Nigeria's Ebola hero, Dr Stella Adadevoh who died while curbing the spread of Ebola virus in Lagos, Nigeria

Catholic priest infected with Ebola in DR Congo

Deadly disease, Ebola, is spreading in Democratic Republic of Congo as a Catholic priest has been quarantined after being infected with the virus. He was...

Super Eagles consider cancelling friendly match against DR Congo over Ebola...

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are considering cancelling their friendly against DR Congo due to fears of contracting the Ebola virus. Nigeria national team are...

FG steps up airport screenings after Ebola outbreak in Congo

Nigeria has stepped up screening tests at airports and other points of entry as a precautionary measure following an outbreak of Ebola in the...

Nigeria struggling to contain Lassa fever, as NCDC confirms 353 cases

Nigeria is battling on two fronts against an unprecedented outbreak of Lassa fever, a cousin of Ebola, that has already killed 110 people this...

CHAN: Video Assistant Referee debuts in Africa

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology will deployed midway through the African Nations Championship (CHAN), which kicks off Saturday with hosts Morocco among the title...

Fake Nigerian doctor’s attempt to blackmail NCDC coordinator, Prof Nasidi exposed

An attempt by one Martins Ugwu Okpe, who has been impersonating as a medical doctor to blackmail Prof Abdulsalam Nasidi, country coordinator of the...

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