• DR Congo Ebola outbreak: World Health Organization holds crisis talk as cases spread
DR Congo Ebola outbreak: World Health Organization holds crisis talk as cases spread

The city is about 93 miles from Bikoro, the rural area where the outbreak was announced last week. The other death was a suspected case in Wangata, a suburb of Mbandaka on the Congo River, the ministry said. The Commission noted that the allocated funding would "ensure deployment of relevant surge capacity to the affected areas, surveillance and ...

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  • Iran's Parliament Speaker Congratulates Muslim Countries on Ramadan
Iran's Parliament Speaker Congratulates Muslim Countries on Ramadan

As many as 9 Muslim countries have announced that the moon of Ramadan was not sighted in their countries. Traditionally, many Muslim-majority countries have followed the dates set by Saudi religious authorities, but in recent years many have used their own astronomical calculations.

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  • One illness reported in Colorado as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows
One illness reported in Colorado as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows

Illnesses were reported in nine different states - Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Another 16 people recalled that they ate dishes with egg at a restaurant, with representatives from the restaurants confirming to the CDC that they used shell eggs when preparing the d...

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  • PDP Commends Ekiti Governorship Aspirants, Delegates For Good Conduct
PDP Commends Ekiti Governorship Aspirants, Delegates For Good Conduct

The party's primary scheduled to hold in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti capital, would be presided over by the Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa , as chairman of the electoral panel. Prince Secondus said that the real victor from the exercise is democracy and not any individual as the PDP family in Ekiti would be healthier from the primary.

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  • Number of People Infected With Ebola in DR Congo Rises to 32
Number of People Infected With Ebola in DR Congo Rises to 32

The team will also set up an active case search and contact tracing, establish Ebola treatment units to care for patients, set up mobile labs, and engage the community on safe practices. Bikoro health zone is 250 km from Mbandaka, capital of Equateur Province in an area of the country that is that is very hard to reach. Thanks to their quick resp...

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  • Ghana finally issues Ebola alert after deaths in Congo
Ghana finally issues Ebola alert after deaths in Congo

Dr Serge Ngalebato, Bikoro Hospital director, tells The Associated Press that two nurses who were in contact with patients are among the five suspected cases. He said:"We are sending a signal to all entry points in the country". It is in the DRC that the Ebola virus was discovered in 1976. Congo's long experience of Ebola and its remote g...

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  • Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does, minister tells CNN
Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does, minister tells CNN

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia has long said it would match any Iranian weapons development, but Jubeir's renewed vow came after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of an accord created to prevent Tehran's alleged quest for the bomb.

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  • Walmart to limit opioid prescriptions to 7-day supply
Walmart to limit opioid prescriptions to 7-day supply

The restrictions on initial opioid prescriptions for acute pain will start within the next 60 days, as well as a rule that the drugs would be limited to 50 morphine milligrams a day, Walmart said in a statement . A Walmart spokesperson said it's part of an effort to battle the opioid crisis. This was partially fueled by the fact that som...

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  • Hawaii volcano Kilauea's trail of burning destruction spreads
Hawaii volcano Kilauea's trail of burning destruction spreads

Gabbard said more than 1,800 residents in Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens have been ordered to leave their homes since Thursday, when public works officials first reported steam and lava erupting from fissures in a road. One of the world's most active volcanoes, Kilauea has been erupting almost