The 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been deadlier where more than 11,300 people died out of 28,000 who were infected. But in 2019 the death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo’s has climaxed 2,000 according to government data showed on Friday.
A PhD student in the Department of Chemistry, University of Ilorin, Misitura Arowona, has reportedly developed a drug that promises to be potent in the treatment of tuberculosis, an infectious disease that usually attacks the lungs. The revelation was brokered in the University's Bulletin, on Monday, noting that the student, who is being supervised by Prof. Joshua Obaleye, former Dean of the Faculty of Science Unilorin, is currently undergoing a sandwich fellowship at the Faculty of Science of the Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, India.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has assured Internally Displaced Persons, (IDPs) in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital that the President, Muhammadu Buhari was aware of prevailing situations at the various IDPs camps, stressing that efforts were being made to address them.