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COVID-19: NCDC Records Six New Cases Of British Variant

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that six new cases of the B117 strain of COVID-19 have been found in the country.  NCDC confirmed this on Monday, February 1, 2021, through its Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing in Abuja; stating that with the reported six cases […]

COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,114 Fresh Cases, 27 New Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 27 new deaths from the Coronavirus, even as the country recorded 1,114 fresh infections on Friday, January 29, 2021. This was disclosed in the report published by the NCDC in the early hours of Saturday, January 30, 2021. The new cases were recorded in 21 States […]

Testing for Coronavirus Disease: Benefits and Dangers of Not Testing

After about eight months of rage, COVID-19 has impacted human lives in ways unexpected. While many still see the disease as a scam, doubting the quoted figures of infection, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has, at every opportunity, emphasised the danger in such disposition.  NCDC Boss, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at one occasion said […]

Coronavirus: “Nigerians Not Confident Enough For Testing” – NCDC Boss

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Mr Chikwe Ihekweazu, says most Nigerians do not have enough confidence to test for Coronavirus. Mr Ihekweazu, while disclosing this on Monday, August 17, 2020, explained that the lack of trust has posed a serious challenge in the Federal Government’s efforts to effectively tackle the virus […]

COVID-19: Makinde Hosts NCDC, WHO Officials, Seeks More Support On

Officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the World Health Organisation paid a courtesy visit to the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde. The visit on Tuesday, April 21 , 2020, gave the three parties opportunity to explored ways of stopping the spread of COVID-19 in the State. Governor Makinde, who received […]

Coronavirus: NCDC Boss Quarantined

The Director General of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has been quarantined for 14 days  following his return from China as a delegate for the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Wuhan, China to understudy the behavioral pattern of the COVID-19. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire,  who  disclosed this […]

29 People Killed By Lassa Fever, 195 Infected – FG

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has disclosed that 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever have been reported in 11 States. The Director-General, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, explained that the current figures were as of Friday, January 24, 2020. Dr Ihekweazu said out of […]