Nigeria crosses the 7000 mark in its reported coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed cases The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday, May 21, 2020 recorded 339 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) thus bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7,016. With the latest announcement, the total number of discharged patients increased […]
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Think you’ve gotten the basic knowledge about coronavirus (COVID-19) testing? Take the NCDC COVID-19 Awareness Quiz to see for sure if you have got all the right information about COVID-19 TESTING or DIAGNOSIS and how to look after your health. Let’s Go! This quiz was sourced from NCDC micro website. You can download the PDF […]
==> The Nigerian Center for Disease Control, NCDC, on Sunday, May 10, 2020 released the list of States with molecular laboratories for testing suspected cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. ==> According to NCDC, 23 molecular laboratories have been set up in thirteen states, including the FCT. ==> The NCDC made this known via its official […]
The most recent case came a week ago; a 61-year-old man with abnormal liver function tested positive on April 30. And there might be hundreds more infected undiagnosed people out there. Hepatitis E Virus is a liver disease that can also cause fever, jaundice and an enlarged liver. The virus comes in four species, which circulate […]
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has published guidance on the use of cloth masks by individuals in non-healthcare settings. COVID-19 is primarily spread through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria, NCDC advises the use of face masks as an additional […]
The COVID-19 has so far been reported in 210 countries and territories.
The summary include mainly the key points made by each member of the task force.
Here are the coronavirus pandemic timeline for April 2020 in Nigeria. SOURCE: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng
Here are bulleted current affairs to note about coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria from 1st to 30th April 2020. => On 1 April, Taraba State government announced the banning of all public gatherings of more than 20 persons in the state. The state government also ordered the closure of all markets with immediate effect, except those providing […]
Here are bulleted current affairs to note about coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria from 1st to 31st March 2020. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, in early March 2020, announced that 60 persons who had contact with the index Italian patient were under isolation, 40 persons in Ogun State and 20 in Lagos State. => On […]
Here are the coronavirus pandemic timeline for March 2020 in Nigeria. Tip: Use the Search box to quickly search and find any date of interest. SOURCE: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng
As one of its operational strategies to ensure the Nigerian public has a trusted source for the right information about coronavirus,
Internet fraudsters are at it again. They know exactly what some Nigerians will likely fall for during this period of COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: NAFDAC Approves Production Of Chloroquine For Clinical Trial
The Lagos State Ministry of Health on March 17, 2020 confirmed a new case of the deadly COVID-19 disease in Lagos, Nigeria.
Watch a video demonstration for not just children but also for adults on the powerful effect of soap on virus. #COVID-19 The COVID-19 outbreak which the World Health Organization recently declared a pandemic has remain a global concern. One of the major preventive measures recommended by WHO is constant washing of hands with soap and […]
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Here are key March 11, 2020 Nigeria Current Affairs on coronavirus, COVID-19 for knowledge-base.
http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng: Nigeria’s #COVID-19 Microsite
Few weeks after announcing first confirmed case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria,
Today’s iWansabi quiz is a test of knowledge for students preparing for Health/Nursing Sciences exams.
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1. What is the full meaning of the acronym NCDC?
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Tuesday 3 March 2020 announced that the Director-General of the
As more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) keep rising globally and Nigeria recently announcing a first confirmed case in Lagos Nigeria,
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on 28 February 2020 published a press statement by the Federal Ministry of Health
According to Worldometer, on a global scale, the coronavirus had infected 85,721 people as of 29 February 2020,
Here are few headlines on first case of coronavirus earlier reported in Lagos, Nigeria today by the Federal Ministry of Health.
A press release by the Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a first case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Lagos State, Nigeria.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on February 11, 2020 announced a new name for the deadly coronavirus.
As the number of people confirmed with the 2019-nCOV (now COVID-19) rose to over 4500 globally on 28 January,