These series of articles are excerpts from the inaugural lecture of Professor K.I.T Eniola, professor of environmental and public health microbiology at the Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU) on Thursday 14th May, 2015.
With Liberia recently declared free of Ebola virus infection, and the trailing of the catastrophe with allegations of failed experimentation of bioterrorism agents, this article, written when the world is just taking note of bioterrorism agents, takes a cursory look at past events in order for us to prepare for the unknown and delicate future filled with infectious agents with bioterrorism potentials.
The use of microbes in wastewater treatment plant is an integral piece of the treatment process, as microorganisms are used in the secondary treatment of wastewater to remove dissolved organic matters. In this seminar abstract, the presenter showed an overview of the usefulness of fungal treatment of wastewater.
The rampage of the Ebola epidemic has driven more people to panic than the HIV/AIDS scourge. Yet, few people really knew little about why the causative virus itself, Ebola virus, is proving elusive to prevention and cure. This article listed and explained five virological-based information about the disease and its causative virus.