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Chikwe Ihekweazu

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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© WHO/Benjamin Sensasi Tanzania has confirmed its first-ever outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease. (file) New York, USA, 22 March 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/Tanzania confirmed its first-ever cases of Marburg Virus Disease after conducting laboratory tests in the country’s northwest Kagera region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Wednesday. Lab tests were carried out…
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The National Senior Citizen Center (NSCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Ministry of Health to create action plans for the provision of healthcare services for older persons across the country.
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Hearing in the case filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Ali Bello and another over an alleged N3bn fraud has been adjourned till May 22, 2023, for the continuation of the hearing.
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The Labour Party (LP) candidate, Alex Otti, has been declared the winner of the Abia State gubernatorial election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced on Wednesday that Oti won 10 of the 17 local government areas (LGAs) in the state and polled 175,467 votes in the Saturday, March 18, election. The Peoples Democratic Party…