A mysterious disease that kills patients within 24 hours has claimed at least 18 lives in a south-eastern Nigerian town, the government says.
Laboratory tests have so far ruled out Ebola or any other virus, Mr Akinmade added.
Something known in a slightly different form, or something new to us?
There is something ineffably Clintonesque in that: She declined the use
of the customary limousine because she wanted to appear to share the
lives and troubles of the ordinary people, so she rides around in a
customized armored van, having spent a great deal of money — starting
prices for such vehicles are comparable to those of Porsches — to avoid the appearance that she has a great deal of money. . . .