The Guilfordian

Congo fights Ebola Outbreak

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Nearly 200 people have died in the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since the outbreak began, it has also spread to several neighboring countries, including Uganda and Angola. The World Health Organization has named this epidemic as a soon-to-be pandemic and recommends travelers...

Polio eradicated in Nigeria

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

The U.N. General Assembly met with the Nigerian delegation to discuss recent achievements in the fight against polio in the West African country on Oct. 29. In 2012, more than a half of the world’s polio cases were concentrated in Nigeria. In 2015, there were none. Polio, also known as poliomyelitis,...