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Doctors’ Strike: Government Accused Of Plot To Break The Back Of Doctors Permanently Using ‘Extreme Measures’

Nigerian medical doctors on strike

Nigerian medical doctors, who are currently on strike, have accused the Federal Government of plotting to draft soldiers to hospitals, privatize government-owned hospitals, and proscribe the Nigerian Medical Association. However, the Federal Government has denied the allegation. The doctors, who have been on a nationwide strike for about a month, also said the government was […]

EBOLA VIRUS? What is Ebola and Why Ebola is so dangerous? Youn need to read this…

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The World Health Organization (WHO) says it is taking “very seriously” the current outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. Out of 122 cases recorded in Guinea so far, at least 80 patients have died, with a further four deaths in Liberia. What is Ebola? Ebola is a viral illness whose initial symptoms can […]

PUBLIC NOTICE: Nigerians beware! As 59 persons came in contact with Ebola victim –Lag. govt confirms

Ebola virus

He Lagos State Government on Monday said 59 people in the state came in contact with the 40-year-old Liberian who died of Ebola virus in Lagos. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, who made this known in Ikeja, explained that the number consisted of 44 health care workers and 15 others at the Murtala […]

MIRACLE: How A Clinically Confirmed Dead Woman Gave Birth To A Baby Girl [Pictured]

Gaza 'Miracle' Baby Girl Delivered After Mother is Killed in Israeli Airstrike

A Palestinian baby girl has been delivered from the womb of her mother who was killed in an Israeli attack in Gaza. The 23-year-old woman died after an airstrike hit her house in the central Gaza town of Deir al-Balah. “Her pregnant mother was brought here and when we checked the foetus it was alive, […]

#OSUN2014: Why Aregbesola should be re-elected – National Pilot gives details

Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, Osun state governor

We today endorse Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for re-election. Readers will know that National Pilot shares the public concerns about Aregbesola’s firmness and sensitivity to the ethical values in government. Our endorsement is poised on the unequivocal confidence that he’s the best candidate in the field and the belief that the on-going revamp in the State […]

Kano blast: Why NMA suspended strike in Kano hospital 0BY DESMOND MGBOH

STRIKE: Medical Doctors Set To Embark On Strike - NMA

■ As cholera epidemic breaks out in 11 LGs Kano State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has exempted medical doctors working in the surgery department of the Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Kano, from the ongoing strike following last Wednesday’s bomb blast in the state. The doctors were therefore directed to return to their […]

Ebola Virus: WHY the body of the first victim in Nigeria cremated

Ebola Virus - physicians at work

The body of the first victim of Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria, who died in Lagos on Friday, has been cremated. Details of the cremation were not available at press time but Sunday Vanguard gathered that the eveny was witnessed by officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Centre for Disease […]

Top 10 Ebola Virus Afflicted Countries

Ebola Virus spread

OSUN DEFENDER HEALTH EDITOR compiles global data on the Ebola Virus Outbreak for the benefits of curious readers in this article. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) or Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) is the human disease caused by ebola viruses. It is an Africa-prone disease and that is the reason why the top ten countries that have […]

All You Need To Know About Ebola Virus – Wikipedia

Ebola virus disease (EVD) or Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) is the human disease caused by ebola viruses. Symptoms start two days to three weeks after contracting the virus with a fever, throat and muscle pains, and headaches. There is then nausea, vomiting and diarrhea along with decreased functioning of the liver and kidneys. At this […]

Ebola Virus: A Viral Disease Goes Deadly!!!

Ebola Virus - physicians at work

The Liberian Man, Patrick Sawyer, with first case of “Ebola Disease in Nigeria is Dead ..!!! If anytime to ACT as one NIGERIA, THIS IS IT……Keep the Information, informative. Historically; Ebola kills 90% of its victims The Ebola virus is named for the Ebola River, where the first outbreaks occurred in 1976. The deadly killer, […]


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