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23 Mar 2021
Ahead of world tuberculosis day, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), said it hoped that lessons from the management of coronavirus would be valuable in treating long-neglected respiratory diseases like tuberculosis,(TB).
18 Mar 2021
Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said yesterday that the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) was not yet over; describing the vaccine is a new tool
17 Mar 2021
The Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, had said that AstraZeneca Vaccine is safe. Ihekweazu stated at the Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital (AE-FUTHA) in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, during the commissioning of a molecular Laboratory built by the NCDC noted that no medical intervention in the world can save more than…
27 Feb 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called for continued adherence to the public health and social measures as the country marks one year of first case of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
15 Feb 2021
The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 says it will launch a platform next week that will verify the originality of results from anywhere around the world.
13 Feb 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised Nigerians to think of innovative ways to celebrate tomorrow’s Valentine Day and to do so safely. The agency urged Nigerians to protect themselves...
11 Feb 2021
Experts in the health sector have blamed the leadership of the country for the continuous threat of infectious diseases ravaging the country.
1 Feb 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 75 healthcare workers tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week across the country.
27 Jan 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), on Tuesday released a handbook on home management of asymptomatic and mild COVID-19 cases.
26 Jan 2021
The Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Monday, disclosed that four Nigerians had tested positive for the highly contagious United Kingdom (UK) COVID-19 strain.
23 Jan 2021
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has expanded its public health response capabilities and making progress in the sector since the country’s first COVID-19 case last year.
6 Jan 2021
Despite assurances on efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine, there is still anxiety as Nigeria awaits arrival of the first consignment this month.


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Pope Francis embarked on his fifth visit to Africa on Tuesday, flying to the Democratic Republic of Congo and then South Sudan to plead for peace in the two violence-plagued nations.
23 mins ago
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has debunked speculations by opposition political parties that President Muhammadu Buhari was attacked by miscreants during his Kano visit on Monday.
2 hours ago
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Kano State by miscreants.
2 hours ago
Dr Josef Onoh is the southeast spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Still a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he aspired for the 2023 gubernatorial bid in Enugu state. He was in the Enugu state House of Assembly during the Dr Chimaroke Nnamani's leadership of…
3 hours ago
The FCT Police Command has moved against scavengers perpetrating criminal activities within the seat of power.