Coronavirus: Again, the world is caught napping!

By Osy Agbo Within an eight-month period – November 2002 and July 2003, an outbreak of – severe acute respiratory syndrome – SARS in southern China caused an eventual 8,098 cases, resulting in 774 deaths reported in 17 countries, with the majority of cases in mainland China and Hong Kong…

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Wanted: Peace in South East Nigeria

By Ossy Ekwueme Pericles, a prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during its golden age once said: “just because you don’t take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take interest in you.” Pericles’ words uttered between 495-429 B.C. are still relevant today especially among…

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Competing views on healthcare by two immigrant doctors

“Healthcare is a human rights issue,” says Ossy Ekwueme Campaigns for the mid-term election reveal the popularity of Obamacare even with those who opposed it for 10 years who claim to be interested in protecting citizens with pre-existing health conditions. Pre-existing health condition could well have been addressed and repaired…

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Wanted:Equal treatment of medical,military defenses

Medical practitioner argues that diseases are far more dangerous than foreign or domestic enemies and provides insight on how to rein in high cost of prescription drugs By Osmond Ekwueme This doesn’t feel like a prophecy; it feels like a simple statement of the apparent truth. I waited for this…

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