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Nigeria confirms five more Ebola cases in Lagos

Nigeria confirms five more Ebola cases in Lagos

Nigeria on Wednesday confirmed five new cases of Ebola in Lagos and a second death from the virus, bringing the total number of infections in sub-Saharan Africa's largest city to seven.

WHO: Death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887

WHO: Death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887

The World Health Organization says the death toll from the worst record outbreak of Ebola has reached 887.

GCC takes strict measures to prevent Ebola

GCC takes strict measures to prevent Ebola

Gulf ministries of health have taken all health measures to prevent Ebola virus patients from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, and other African countries from entering any Gulf country, said Professor Tawfiq Ahmad Khoja, director-general of the Executive Health Office for Gulf Cooperation Council countries.

Emirates suspends flights to Guinea over Ebola fears

Emirates suspends flights to Guinea over Ebola fears

Dubais Emirates Airline is to suspend flights to Guinea, one of three African countries hit by an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a company spokesperson told AFP on Friday.

Second American infected with Ebola

Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.

Reasons why you are NOT losing your belly fat

Reasons why you are NOT losing your belly fat

Belly fat is known to be a predictor of heart disease, of type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, and some cancers; and many people tend to do the impossible in order to get rid of fats in this area.

The Vitamin D deficiency warning signs!

The Vitamin D deficiency warning signs!

Vitamins are a very important health factor and Vitamin D's main purpose in the body is to regulate blood levels of calcium and phosphorous knowing that vitamin D actually refers to several different forms of the vitamin, including:

Oldest Case of Down Syndrome Discovered in 1,500-Year-Old Skeleton

Oldest Case of Down Syndrome Discovered in 1,500-Year-Old Skeleton

A 1,500-year-old skeleton has shed new light on how ancient civilizations viewed those with genetic disorders. French researchers have found the oldest confirmed case of Down syndrome after uncovering the skeleton of a child with the genetic disorder.

How US lab mixed up potent flu strain

How US lab mixed up potent flu strain

A US government laboratory mistakenly mixed a common flu strain with a dangerous and deadly type of bird flu and shipped it to another lab, authorities said.

PA health ministry to ship 20 truckloads of medicine to Gaza

PA health ministry to ship 20 truckloads of medicine to Gaza

The Palestinian Authority Ministry of Health will ship 20 truckloads of medicine and medical equipment to Gaza this week, a minister said.