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COVID-19: NCDC Tells Nigerians To Expect Consequences After Free-mixing During #EndSARS Protests

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chike Ihekweazu has stated that the consequences of the #EndSARS in connection to the Coronavirus pandemic will be felt across the country in two weeks time. Ihekweazu who disclosed that the curfew

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NCDC Shares Encouraging News With Nigerians On Its COVID-19 Testing Capacity

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that there are now COVID-19 testing laboratories across the 36 states including the federal capital territory (FCT). The announcement was made after the Niger State Public Health Laboratory, Minna was formally included in

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COVID-19 Vaccine : NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu Speaks On Nigeria’s Efforts

The Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu has disclosed that Nigeria does not have enough capacity for production of vaccines. Ihekweazu who made this known in a television programme in Abuja and also expressed optimism that the country will

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Eid-el-Kabir Celebration: Don’t Share Prayer Mats, Ablution Kettles And …, NCDC Warns Muslims

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has warned Muslims against sharing prayer mats or ablution kettles as they mark this year’s Eid al-Kabir, PUNCH HealthWise reports. It adds that persons who are 50 years and over should worship at home.

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Wrong Use Of Face Shields Will Not Protect You Against COVID-19 – NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu Explains

Chikwe Ihekwazu, the Director-General of The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, has advised against the use of only Face shields as a protection against getting infected by the novel Coronavirus. In recent weeks, many Nigerians have opted to use

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Businesswoman, Martha Gives Account Of How She Landed In Isolation Centre Despite Testing Negative For COVID-19

A 33-year-old businesswoman has demanded explanation from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC over her isolation at the Asokoro District Hospital, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, despite testing negative for the COVID-19. The Nigerian woman who identified herself simply as Martha, demanded

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Nigerian Nurse At The Front-line Of The Fight Against COVID-19, Ada Erema, Sets The Record Straight For Nigerians Who Still Think It Is A Hoax

A Nigerian nurse has lashed out at a Twitter user who said Coronavirus is not real and also accused the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) of padding numbers. @AdaErema said she saw the tweet after witnessing the death of

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COVID-19 Pandemic: NCDC Issues Important Advisory On Use Of Cloth Face Masks

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has issued an important advisory on the use of cloth face masks amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The health agency stated that though cloth face mask can be used as a barrier to respiratory

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NCDC Warns Nigerians Of Impending Lockdown If Frenzy Over Temporary Ease Continues

Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekeazu has warned Nigerians of another lockdown if some health guidelines continue to be violated in light of the frenzy that occurred yesterday in Abuja and Lagos on the first

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COVID-19: ”Wearing of face mask is recommended”- NCDC Issues Advisory To Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recommended the use of face masks for members of the public without respiratory symptoms. The recommendation is contained in the NCDC’s ‘Advisory on the Use of Masks by Members of the Public

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