21 Mar 2020
As part of efforts to contain the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has continued to spread all over the world including Nigeria, the World Health Organisation...
13 Mar 2020
Experts are worried that there could be more cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria in the next two weeks, insisting that it is inevitable because the country has been identified as one of the 13 countries in Africa
10 Mar 2020
The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, yesterday confirmed that the second case of COVID-19 in the country is a Nigerian in Ogun State.
9 Mar 2020
Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and consultant epidemiologist, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has come out of self-isolation or quarantine, which he started on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 after a trip to China.
8 Mar 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 23 suspected cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been identified in Edo, Lagos, Ogun, FCT and Kano states, out of which one was confirmed positive “index case” with no death.
6 Mar 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country requires N1.6 billion emergency funding to fight Coronavirus (COVID19). Dr Precillia Ibekwe, Deputy Director, Special Duties, NCDC
3 Mar 2020
Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, is in self-isolation coronavirus immediately after his return from China The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire made the disclosure when he briefed the leadership of the senate on the level of preparedness by the Ministry. He said the Director-General of NCDC will remain in isolation…
28 Feb 2020
Despite assurances from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the Senate yesterday rejected the preventive measures being taken against the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) by the agency, describing them as poor.
5 Feb 2020
The Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said that contrary to widely held notion, Lassa fever is more deadly than coronavirus.
23 Jan 2020
International airports yesterday went on red alert as they intensified the screening of inbound passengers, following an outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in China.
2 Jan 2020
The dry season is here. It is associated with frequent outbreaks of infectious diseases and preventable deaths.
13 Sep 2019
No fewer than seven Nigerians have lost their lives to suspected yellow fever contracted after visiting the Yankari Game Reserve in Bauchi State even as Lassa fever has infected two new persons in Edo State but with no fatality.