COVID-19: Cases May Continue To Raise, And Death Eminent – FG

The Federal Government has warned that Nigeria might begin to record many deaths due to coronavirus in the next three weeks, as testing capacity has been enhanced and this would mean more cases to be recorded.

Nigeria Is Polio Free - WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria, leaving the devastating disease endemic in only two countries and bringing the world one major step closer to achieving this goal of ending polio for good. “The outstanding commitment and efforts that got Nigeria off the endemic list must continue, to keep Africa polio-free,” said WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan. “We must now support the efforts in Pakistan and Afghanistan so they soon join the polio-free world.”

Niger Records Measles Outbreak In 13 LGAs

The director of Immunization and Disease Control, Fatima Abdullah has on Friday disclosed that Niger State has in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic recorded an outbreak of measles in 13 Local Government Areas (LGA).

COVID-19: PTF Predict More Deaths As Toll Continue To Increase

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ohanire, revealed that considering the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the country he called treating the virus with caution because the fatalities will increase. The Minister made this statement in Abuja on Thursday during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 daily briefing. Ohanire, however, stated that there were measures that when followed strictly, could limit the spread of the deadly virus.

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