11 Dec 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country has recorded an increase in COVID-19 cases, urging caution among the residents.
11 Dec 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there is inadequate testing for COVID-19 in some states, making it difficult to understand the burden of the disease for effective response.
28 Nov 2020
Barely four weeks to this year’s Christmas, Nigerians are increasingly becoming apprehensive over the outbreak of Yellow fever in some states of the country and a possible second wave of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
24 Nov 2020
No fewer than 138 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have tested positive for COVID-19. Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, who made the disclosure during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.....
19 Nov 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that Nigeria is not experiencing a spike in COVID-19 infections.
9 Nov 2020
Prospective corps members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will have to undergo COVID-19 tests before commencing orientation. NYSC spokesperson, Adenike Adeyemi, in a statement said the director-general, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, said no camp will be shut down as a result of one testing positive to COVID-19. Ihekwazu…
6 Nov 2020
AMID growing concerns about the ‘killer disease’ ravaging some settlements in Delta and Enugu states, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has ruled out coronavirus, Lassa and yellow fever as behind the deaths.
19 Oct 2020
Medical experts have warned that Nigeria is very likely to experience explosion of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases and deaths as more schools re-open.
26 Sep 2020
There are various predictions to show that this pandemic will be with us for at least a year more before a safe and effective vaccine is available for population-wide use.
25 Sep 2020
While there appears to be a glimmer of hope in flattening COVID-19, it is not yet time for carelessness.
19 Sep 2020
Many medical experts are curious to know why death rates from the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are low in Africa, especially Nigeria, contrary to earlier gloomy prognosis...
17 Sep 2020
Nigerians have expressed fears following confirmation by the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 on Tuesday that some incoming air travellers presented fake COVID-19 test certificates and that about 40 per cent of arriving passengers tested positive for the virus.