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22 Apr
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.
26 Mar
A coalition has petitioned the Lagos State House of Assembly on the high cost of (COVID-19 tests in private laboratories in Lagos State.
24 Mar
Airlines are considering a standard ‘travel pass’ criteria for international air travellers in the COVID-19 era.
22 Mar
New technology that can rapidly detect whether a positive COVID-19 test sample contains a known variant was being trialled by the British Government.
12 Jan
The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has restated that only those with symptoms could access free COVID-19 tests in Lagos. “If you have COVID-like symptoms such as fever, breathlessness or cough, you can be tested for free at Lagos Biobank,” Abayomi said on Twitter. Abayomi further stated that those without symptoms and those who…
30 Dec 2020
The Federal Government has suspended the passports of 100 in-bound airline passengers who failed to take the second test of COVID-19 after arriving in the country.
3 Nov 2020
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has threatened to sanction travelers who refused to present themselves for a mandatory in-country Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test.
31 Jul 2020
Against the backdrop of the rising number of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, a recent directive by the Federal Government that civil servants should undergo COVID-19 test would only make...
2 Jun 2020
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) has issued guidelines for private sector medical laboratories seeking to provide testing through completely private arrangements for COVID-19.
2 Apr 2020
There are concerns of global shortage of testing capacities, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators, which threatens the chances of the patients to survive and nations to stop the spread of the virus.
28 Mar 2020
A US-based lab has unveiled a portable test that can tell if someone has COVID-19 in as little as five minutes, it said in a statement Friday.

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