Health


'No cause for alarm' - FAAN assures Nigerians over fresh Ebola outbreak

The WHO said it was working closely with DR Congo authorities to help deploy health workers and protective equipment in the remote area, which is hard for teams to access, in order to "rapidly control the outbreak". "We must engage with local communities so they understand that this is a virus unlike any other, it is very contagious and deadly", Kabambi told Reuters.



Congo announces nine suspected Ebola cases

While Ebola outbreaks are always unsafe, there is some reassuring news here. He said in response to the announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO ) on confirmed cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), government had directed health officials stationed at the ports, to step up inspection activities.



PM Modi congratulates French President-elect Macron

Valls' overture received a non-committal response from Macron's party. The UN chief is hoping to schedule an early meeting with Macron, whose inauguration is on Sunday. With no representation in the country's National Assembly the young leader's initial challenge is to secure his party's first seats in June's crucial parliamentary elections.



Researcher finds 'kill switch' for cyberattack ransomware

The attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, was believed the biggest of its kind ever recorded. WannaCry has infected tens of thousands of computers across the world, shutting down vital systems used by the NHS in Britain.



One dead, nine more suspected cases in northern Congo Ebola outbreak

The organisation underlined the importance of tracing people who had contact with confirmed victims to prevent the disease spreading. Sufferers are advised to keep themselves isolated while awaiting treatment for a disease whose incubation period is 21 days.


Liverpool are inching closer to a Gremio rising star

Liverpool are inching closer to a Gremio rising star

The 24-year-old has been in fine club form in recent seasons, notching up tallies of 17 and 12 goals in the previous two years respectively in all competitions while many will have seen him play a pivotal role for Brazil in their Olympics triumph in Rio last summer.