Nigeria Ebola Outbreak Contained - Officials

Health authorities are confident that the country will eradicate the deadly Ebola epidemic, given the efforts to tackle the disease.

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More than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola so far and over a thousand people have already died.

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Has Contained Ebola - Minister

    Leadership, 27 August 2014

    The federal government has treated and discharged two more victims of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) who have been undergoing treatment since they were infected by the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  One Active Ebola Case Left - Health Minister

    This Day, 27 August 2014

    The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, has said Nigeria has only one active case of the infectious Ebola virus. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bajoga Inspects Ebola Isolation Centre

    Daily Trust, 27 August 2014

    Kaduna State Deputy Governor Ambassador Nuhu Audu Bajoga yesterday inspected a primary healthcare facility designated as isolation for Ebola Virus Disease victims in Kaduna South ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Announces Containment of Ebola, Two More Discharged, Last Patient Stable

    Vanguard, 26 August 2014

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the containment of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The Honourable Minister for Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu made the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Govt - Only One Ebola Case Left in Nigeria

    Daily Trust, 27 August 2014

    The federal government says two more patients earlier confirmed to have the Ebola virus disease have been discharged from hospital in Lagos State, leaving one person in isolation. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria May Get Rid of Ebola By Sept 6, Govt Says

    Daily Trust, 26 August 2014

    The current Ebola outbreak may be over in the country on September 6 when all those receiving treatment and those under quarantine are expected to be released, a senior government ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Country Can Eradicate Ebola 'By September'

    Leadership, 26 August 2014

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that Nigeria can eradicate the deadly Ebola epidemic from the country by September if it sustains its current efforts at ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ebola - ICAN Adopts Measures to Protect Conference Participants

    This Day, 27 August 2014

    Obinna Chima As panic heightens over the outbreak of Ebola virus in some West African countries including Nigeria, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) said it ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Ebola - Nigeria Bars Liberia, S'leone, Guinean Delegates From NLC Training

    Daily Independent, 27 August 2014

    President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abdulwaheed Omar, disclosed on Tuesday that members of the organised labour from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea were barred at the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Now Has Only One Ebola Virus Case

    This Day, 26 August 2014

    Notwithstanding the spread of new cases of Ebola in some African countries, Nigeria now has only one single case of the infectious virus. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ebola - Stakeholders Seek Protection for Inmates

    Daily Trust, 27 August 2014

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Nigerian Prisons Service and other stakeholders yesterday in Abuja discussed measures to protect prison inmates against the Ebola ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  BUK Organises Lecture On Ebola

    Daily Trust, 27 August 2014

    The College of Health Sciences of the Bayero University Kano(BUK) has organized an awareness programme to enlighten the university community on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ebola Spread in Prisons Will Spell Doom - CG

    Daily Independent, 27 August 2014

    The Comptroller General of Prisons, Zakari Ibrahim, on Tuesday declared that the spread of the dreaded Ebola Virus to the nation's prisons would spell ominous calamity for the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ebola - Youth Corps Members Urged to Sensitise Communities

    Daily Independent, 27 August 2014

    Minister of State, FCT, Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, on Tuesday, urged corps members deployed to the FCT for their one-year mandatory service to sensitise their host communities on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Amid Ebola Scare, Nigeria Shuns Dancing Monkeys

    Voice of America, 26 August 2014

    Nigeria is cracking down on hunting and discouraging the use of wild animals for entertainment to stave off the spread of Ebola. But as the busy hunting season approaches at the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ebola - Deadly, Cowardly and Stupid

    Vanguard, 27 August 2014

    While the eye of the hurricane of Ebola still sits on a cluster of small countries in far West Africa, its wind shears has now engulfed our nation, Nigeria. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Health Minister Says N1.9 Billion 'Ebola Fund' Will Be Used for Cars, Others

    Premium Times, 27 August 2014

    Amidst angry reactions trailing the unavailability of the N1.9 billion released by President Goodluck Jonathan for the management of Ebola, the Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ebola Overtakes HIV, Hepatitis As Health Concern

    Daily Trust, 26 August 2014

    In the past month since Ebola landed in Nigeria, it has sped past major health issues to the topmost health concern for Nigerians, a new survey suggests. read more »