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17 Jul 2021
The recent confirmation that the SARS-CoV-2, also known as the Delta variant of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), has been detected in the country has put agencies of both the federal...
16 Jul 2021
The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday assured that there was no indication of an imminent lockdown, as the nation braces up for COVID-19’s third wave.
11 Jul 2021
Chinda Okpara lives in Rumuekini, in Obio Akpor Local Council, one of the largest councils in Rivers State. He has not taken the AstraZeneca-made Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine...
10 Jul 2021
Six states reported 1,786 suspected cases of cholera between June 20 and June 26, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said in Abuja on Saturday.
9 Jul 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has  detected a confirmed case of the SARS-CoV-2, known as the Delta variant in Nigeria.
1 Jul 2021
The Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has called for stronger collaboration with pharmaceutical industries as part of measures to strengthen the country’s health security.
21 May 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 49 new cases of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 165,901.
26 Apr 2021
Dr Chike Ihekweazu, the Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says pre- and post-travel tests and self-isolation are now extremely important to avert any sudden rise in COVID-19 cases.
22 Apr 2021
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said recent complaints by travellers to Nigeria over their inability to obtain QR Codes and acknowledgement of COVID-19 test results were due to system failure.
6 Apr 2021
The national multi-agency cholera Technical Working Group (TWG) at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is monitoring the situation in eight states, where there are reports of suspected cholera cases.
4 Apr 2021
The Nigeria Center For Disease Control (NCDC) re-emphasises the need to avoid non-essential travels during the Easter and Ramadan celebrations to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
25 Mar 2021
The fear of a third wave COVID-19 pandemic is growing as new infections rise in Europe, Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Africa. Experts, while giving an update yesterday, on the COVID-19 situation in Africa.....

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