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KonkNaija Media | May 3, 2016

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‘Time’ names ‘Ebola fighters’ as Person of the Year

December 11, 2014 |

Time magazine has named “Ebola fighters” as its Person of the Year for their “tireless acts of courage and mercy.”

“Ebola is a war, and a warning,” Time editor Nancy Gibbs writes in announcing the magazine’s choice for most influential … Read More

Highway Robbers Make Away with Ebola Victim Blood Samples In Guinea

November 22, 2014 |

Samples believed to be infected with Ebola were stolen from Red Cross courier during robbery raid on a shared taxi in rural Guinea.

The blood samples are believed to be infected with Ebola, the Red Cross in the West African … Read More

Bubonic Plague Outbreak In Madagascar – 40 dead

November 22, 2014 |

An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people and infected almost 80 others, the World Health Organization has said.

The WHO warned of the danger of a “rapid spread” of the disease in the capital, Antananarivo. The situation … Read More

Two new Ebola drugs to begin trials in Africa

November 14, 2014 |

In December, researchers will begin clinical trials to evaluate the efficacy of two new drugs for treating Ebola in West Africa.

Both drugs were designed to fight other viruses but may be effective against Ebola as well. The current … Read More

#HumanitarianHelp: 7yr old Nigerian;Pillar Egona diagnosed with Osteo Sarcoma & needs financial assistance

October 31, 2014 |

Pillar Egona is a 7yr old girl who had been diagnosed with Osteo Sarcoma. She had been given the choice of amputation or chemoterapy abroad at a cost of just N7million (Seven Million Nigerian Naira)..


Her Mother needs the … Read More

Spain Exposes Holes in Plans to Treat Ebola

October 16, 2014 |

MADRID — The scene conveyed a First World precision: A 75-year-old Spanish priest, stricken with Ebola in Liberia, arrived in Madrid on a special military jet. A helicopter buzzed overhead as ambulances transported him for treatment. … Read More