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The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has said that it did not contradict the statement by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, that six cases of covid-19 were found on a vessel but only sought clarifications.
The Federal Government on Wednesday received a cargo aircraft load of commodities for prevention and testing for coronavirus, from Jack Ma.
The World Health Organization says it is working with the Lagos State Government, the Port Health Services of the Federal Ministry of Health as well as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control to beef up Point of Entry surveillance at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Friday, explained why the Federal Government has remained adamant to several calls to ban flights from Coronavirus (COVID-19) endemic countries, to prevent further importation of the deadly virus to the country.
The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), in line with the directive from the Federal Ministry of Health, has ordered airlines operating international and regional flights in the country to commence the implementation of the use of Yellow card as a requirement for travel.
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.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has ordered all airlines operating international and regional flights into Nigeria to issue Health Declaration Forms to their passengers and crew members before arriving Nigerian airports.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the Italian businessman who became Nigeria’s first index case of Coronavirus, COVID-19, after testing positive to the disease in Lagos, is clinically stable but showing mild symptoms.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has released the fourth public health advisory on the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Nigerians.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has asked all stakeholders to coordinate preventive measures against the coronavirus at the country’s airports.
As Nigeria heightens preparedness and response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has assured that measures have been put in place by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) to halt the spread of the virus particularly to barracks and military communities.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has announced that it would harmonise all preventive measures deployed by port health and other members of the medical teams at the airports in the country.
The World Health Organisation has warned that African health systems would be ill-equipped to respond to the rapid COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak should cases start to proliferate on the continent, even as it pledged to support African countries on joint preparedness and response strategy.
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says there is no vaccine available yet against Lassa fever in the country.
The Federal Government has released N386 million to two health agencies to strengthen Coronavirus, (COVID19), preparedness in the country.
The Federal Government has expressed focus on its international airport in a bid to prevent the importation of the coronavirus epidemic into the country.
Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, on Tuesday inspected an Isolation Centre under construction at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada as part of the precautionary measures to prevent importation of coronavirus.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has released the second public health advisory on the novel coronavirus 2019 (nCoV), to Nigerians.=
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Residents of Imo State are presently gripped with fear over the mysterious death of the owner of Fancy Hotel, Umugwuma, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu, in Abuja on Monday.
Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and misleading preaching by some Islamic clerics on government’s directives for citizens to stay home.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has ordered the shutdown of Driver’s Licence Centres (DLCs) nationwide. This follows the movement restriction imposed by the federal government and some state governments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye, on Monday donated some medical supplies to the Lagos State government to support its quest to effectively contain the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Ajax are considering summer move fro Nigerian forward Chidera Ejuke to transfer window as a replacement for Chelsea bound star Hakim Ziyech.
The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has called on Nigerians to support the institution with funds to procure some hospital equipment necessary to combat the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country.
The World Health Organization is considering “airborne precautions” for medical staff after a new study showed the coronavirus can survive in the air in some settings.
Qatar on Saturday recorded its first death from the coronavirus, a Bangladeshi resident, and 28 more cases to take its total to 590 infections, the health ministry said.
The Niger State governor, Abubakar Bello, has gone on self-isolation as a result of his attendance of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum’s meeting on March 18.