812 Healthcare workers infected with coronavirus disease
Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu who disclosed this at the daily Press conference by the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 yesterday in Abuja, revealed that 75 percent of the patients contracted the coronavirus disease through unknown sources while 23 percent of patients are contacts of people who returned to the country from abroad and only 2 percent of the infected persons were people that returned from abroad.
WHO, doctors, others split over ‘coronavirus drugs’
The World Health Organisation (WHO), research institutes, medical doctors and pharmacists are divided over safety concerns emanating from the use of malaria drugs
COVID-19: NCDC collaborates with global partners on testing challenges- Ihekweazu
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says it will collaborate with global partners to tackle bottlenecks to its target on testing for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
COVID-19: NCDC equips Federal Medical Centre, Yola as testing centre
In response to the fast-rising in number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has expanded the number of laboratories with the capacity to conduct the test.
Coronavirus diary - Part 6
A reader of this diary asked the question: “After COVID-19, what next? Are we going to learn anything? She ended with a prayer: “May God heal the world, Amen.” My tentative response: “We will learn nothing”.
COVID-19: NCDC outlines principles of engagement with private laboratories
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday outlined the principles of engagement with private sector laboratories as an important resource to accelerate availability of COVID-19 testing in Nigeria.
NCDC using data to drive response to COVID-19, say Dr Ihekweazu
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), is making use of data to drive response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic outbreak in the country.
Pressure mounts on Reps to suspend infectious disease bill
Concerned Nigerians yesterday intensified pressure on the House of Representatives even as it appeared poised to pass the controversial...