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China Announces 17 New Cases Of Mysterious Virus

China reported on Sunday of 17 new cases of the mysterious virus that appeared in Wuhan and of the same family as SARS, including three patients in serious condition, which is fueling the worries a few days away from the great Crusaders of the Chinese New Year. The epidemic also …

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Scientists Raise Alarm Over China Virus, As Countries Take Measures

  The true scale of the outbreak of a mysterious SARS-like virus in China is likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists have warned, as countries ramp up measures to prevent the disease from spreading. Fears that the virus will spread are growing ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, when hundreds of millions of … Continue reading Scientists Raise Alarm Over China Virus, As Countries Take Measures

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Mysterious Pneumonia In China: New Cases Reported

The mysterious viral pneumonia that emerged in central China has infected at least 45 people, health officials said on Saturday, two patients died of respiratory problems and a few cases being reported abroad. The strain is a new type of coronavirus, a family with a large number of viruses. They …

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Special polio immunisation: Enugu govt targets 1m children

Tribune Online Special polio immunisation: Enugu govt targets 1m children Enugu State Government says it is targeting no fewer than one million children in the Sub-National Immunisation plus days in the state. Dr George Ugwu, the Executive Secretary of Enugu State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ENS-PHCDA) disclosed this in …

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Second Patient Dies Of Mysterious Pneumonia In China

The mysterious viral pneumonia, which appeared in central China, and whose virus belongs to the same family as SARS, killed a second victim, announced Thursday the health authorities. A 69-year-old man died on Wednesday in Wuhan, where the disease was detected for the first time last month, the Municipal Hygiene …

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Sleeping pill poses danger to blood pressure control

Tribune Online Sleeping pill poses danger to blood pressure control Relying on sleeping pills for a good a night rest has its negative effects. In this report by SADE OGUNTOLA, experts warn individuals, especially the elderly, that people regularly using it may end up needing more medications to control their …

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