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Researches Warn Ebola Virus Is ‘Mutating Rapidly’

Researchers claim the Ebola virus disease (EVD) is rapidly and continually mutating, making it harder to diagnose and treat.

A study of the initial patients diagnosed with the virus in Sierra Leone revealed almost 400 genetic modifications that could be detrimental not only to current treatments, but also to future vaccines that are in the works.

Researchers at the Broad Institute in Massachusetts and Harvard University claim the Ebola virus (transmission electron micrograph image shown) is mutating rapidly.

The findings show it is becoming more difficult to diagnose and treat.

Future vaccines could also be less […]

29 08, 2014

FG Signs $900mln Power Deal With Brazilian Company

  • August 29th, 2014

The Federal Government of Nigeria has signed a $900 million power deal with a Brazilian company, BENCO Energy, for the generation of 700 megawatts of electricity.

At a […]

29 08, 2014

U.S. Tasks Nigerian Parties On Violence Free Elections

  • August 29th, 2014

The United States has tasked Nigerian political parties and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure a violent-free election that will be free, fair and credible.

The […]

29 08, 2014

PDP Grants Ribadu, Others Waiver

  • August 29th, 2014

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has granted waiver to a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu and two others to run as aspirants […]