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pandemic: Uganda declares first Ebola death since 2019

pandemic: Uganda declares first Ebola death since 2019

Uganda’s health ministry on Tuesday announced the country’s first fatality from the highly contagious Ebola virus since 2019, declaring an outbreak in the central district of Mubende. “The confirmed case is a 24-year-old male… (who) presented with EVD symptoms and later succumbed,” the ministry said on Twitter, using an abbreviation for Ebola virus disease. In...

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EKWEREMADU/DONOR SAGA: Ex-NUJ secretary offers to donate kidney to Ekweremadu’s daughter

EKWEREMADU/DONOR SAGA: Ex-NUJ secretary offers to donate kidney to Ekweremadu’s daughter

A Kaduna-based Journalist and past Secretary of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna State Council, John Femi Adi has expressed his intention to donate one of his kidneys to Sonia, the ailing daughter of Senator Ike Ekweremadu. The journalist announced this on Friday morning on his Facebook page. He wrote, “I, Comrade John Femi...

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Ekweremadu’s daughter deserves free kidney donation – Okowa’s aide 

Ekweremadu’s daughter deserves free kidney donation – Okowa’s aide 

Ossai Success, an aide to Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has noted that Sonia, the daughter of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, deserves free kidney donations from Nigerians. Success noted that Ekweremadu played a role in shaping the country and for that, citizens should not hesitate in offering to be Sonia’s kidney donor. Sonia...

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FG to shut unregistered medical laboratories 

FG to shut unregistered medical laboratories 

The Minister of State for Health, Joseph Ekumankama, has said the Federal Government would shut down unregistered medical laboratories in the country. This is as he charged the management and staff of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria not to relent or rest on their oars in the discharge of their statutory duties. Ekumankana...

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Commonwealth doctors mourn death of Queen Elizabeth 11

Commonwealth doctors mourn death of Queen Elizabeth 11

Commonwealth Medical Association, CMA, on Thursday expressed sadness over the news of the demise of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth. In a statement signed by the President of the CMA, Dr Osahon Enabulele said: “Since being apprised of her death, our hearts have been laden with grief over her earthly transition....

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pandemic: Egypt reports first monkeypox case

pandemic: Egypt reports first monkeypox case

Egypt on Wednesday reported its first case of monkeypox virus. The health ministry in a statement said the virus was detected in an Egyptian who has a residency in a European country and frequently visits the country. “The 42-year-old man has been quarantined in a specialised isolation hospital and his condition was stable,” the statement...

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police arrest Fake UN doctor

police arrest Fake UN doctor

An impostor, one Obiako Chukwuemeka pretending to be a medical doctor working with the United Nations as a humanitarian aid at the National Hospital, Abuja has been uncovered and handed over to the police. An impeccable source within the Federal Capital Territory Police Command confirmed to our correspondent that Chukwuemeka whose origin and age are...