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  1. WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially overRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbian

    ... reached every single known person to have contact with infected people in Lagos and 99.8 percent in Port Harcourt, Nigeria's oil capital where the disease was carried by an infected Nigerian diplomat. With 18,500 visits to 894 contacts, health ...

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  2. Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for othersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United States and Spain. Caught unawares when a diplomat arrived with the disease from Liberia, authorities were alerted by Doctor Ameyo Adadevoh, who diagnosed it, kept him in hospital despite protests from him and his government and later died from Ebola herself.

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  3. World Health Organization declares Nigeria 100% Ebola freeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | NewscastMedia.com

    Newscast Media WASHINGTON-The World Health Organization officially declared Nigeria Ebola free on Monday, after no new cases were confirmed in the past 42 days. WHO Country Representative in Nigeria Rui Dama Gaz made the announcement at an ongoing event in the Nigerian capital Abuja.

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  4. How Nigeria and Senegal Halted Ebola When Other Countries FailedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mashable

    On July 20, the Ebola outbreak that had been simmering in West Africa for months, growing more out of control by the day, arrived in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country. It came in the form of a Liberian-American airline passenger named Jonathan Sawyer, who had left a treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia, against medical advice, and flown through Ghana and Togo to get to Lagos, Nigeria's capital.

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  5. Nigeria declared free of ebola Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... people and resulted in eight deaths. Sawyer died five days after arriving, but the disease spread to Port Harcourt, Nigeria's oil industry hub, after a close contact of Sawyer's flew there for treatment. Nigeria's success started with the action of ...

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  6. Comedian AY Speaks On BON Award ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    One of Nigeria's biggest names in comedy, AY, whose real name is Ayo Makun, has reacted to the building controversy about the recently held BON Awards. 'One reason why I may never go into politics can be traced to how people will be so willing to quote me negatively at any given opportunity.

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  7. Seun Oloketuyi Fires Shots At Elvis Chuks and Linda IkejiRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The controversy trailing the recently-held 7th edition of the Best of Nollywood at the River State Government House in Port Harcourt, is reaching its climax. News of the alleged maltreatment of Nollywood stars at the event is spreading like wild fire and fingers have been pointed in the direction of Nollywood actor and producer, Elvis Chuks as the mastermind of the controversy.

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  8. Okey Bakassi Also Speaks On BON ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    More drama and controversy continues to trail the Best Of Nollywood Awards held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Thursday, October 16, 2014, after actor and producer, Elvis Chuks said some Nollywood figures were not treated with respect and courtesy, lashing out at Governor Amaechi and the award organizers in the process. Comedian Okey Bakassi has joined those making their voices heard on the matter, addressing reports flying around about Governor Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi's speech at the event.

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    7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... reached every single known person to have contact with infected people in Lagos and 99.8 percent in Port Harcourt, Nigeria's oil capital where the disease was carried by an infected Nigerian diplomat. With 18,500 visits to 894 contacts, health ...

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  10. 'Spectacular success story' as Nigeria declared free of Ebola virusRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Ebola is a disease of humans and other primates caused by ebola viruses that typically occurs in outbreaks in tropical regions of Sub-Saharan Africa. The death rate for humans with the disease could be as high as 90 per cent.

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  11. Some good Ebola news for a change: Nigeria outbreak over and other developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Science

    There is some welcome good news about the Ebola epidemic today: The outbreak in Nigeria is officially over. Today the World Health Organization reported that the country has gone the required 42 days since the last new case was isolated and is "free of Ebola virus transmission."

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  12. An electronic information board on Ebola in Lagos reading in pidgin EnglishRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    ... people and resulted in eight deaths. Sawyer died five days after arriving, but the disease spread to Port Harcourt, Nigeria's oil industry hub, after a close contact of Sawyer's flew there for treatment, adding to fears that Nigeria faced what could ...

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  13. WHO Declares Nigeria & Senegal Ebola FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

    When it comes to handling Ebola, some western nations may well be served taking a peak at a page from Nigeria and Senegal's medical journals. With the news on October 20th that Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa and home to the continent's largest economy, had been declared Ebola free, investors across the globe with an eye on emerging markets, most likely heaved a collective sigh of relief.

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  14. Nigeria Ebola-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus yesterday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United States and Spain. Caught unawares when a diplomat arrived with the disease from Liberia, authorities were alerted by Doctor Ameyo Adadevoh, who kept him in her hospital despite protests from him and his government, and later herself died from the disease.

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  15. Nigeria declared Ebola-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ABUJA/LAGOS - The World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after six weeks with no new cases, an achievement with lessons for countries still struggling to contain the deadly virus. "This is a spectacular success story," WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in the capital Abuja, where officials broke into applause when he announced that Nigeria had shaken off the disease.

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  16. WHO declares Nigeria officially Ebola-freeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Nerve News

    " If this clinical trial shows the efficacy and safety of Avigan Tablets as treatment for Ebola, Fujifilm is expected to receive requests to provide the products for large-scale clinical use." Abuja/Dar-es-Salam/Tokyo, Oct 20 - The World Health Organisation Monday officially declared Nigeria Ebola-free , after no new cases were confirmed in the past 42 days, even as the International Monetary Fund appealed to the donor community to provide grants to countries affected by the deadly virus.

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  17. Nigeria: Angbazo - Country to Company Agreement Validates GE's Commitment to NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    General Electric , a global infrastructure and technology company plays actively in Nigeria's Oil and Gas industry as well as other critical sectors like Power, Healthcare and Transportation.

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  18. Nigeria declared 'Ebola-free'Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    A school official takes a Goverment Secondary School Garki pupil''s temperature using an infrared digital laser thermometer in front of the school premises, as school resumes in Abuja. The World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola virus today after six weeks with no new cases, an achievement with lessons for countries still struggling to contain the deadly virus.

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  19. 2 African countries freed of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    While Ebola cases keep spiraling out of control in the three West African countries, there are glimmers of hope elsewhere in the world. And the fiancee of the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States ends her quarantine period, meaning she almost certainly doesn't have the virus -- and isn't a risk to the Dallas community.

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  20. Nigeria officially declared Ebola freeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    "Nigeria is now free of Ebola," WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in the capital Abuja on Monday. "The virus is gone for now.

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