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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the Delta variant continues to be the dominant strain of coronavirus in the country. Ifedayo Adetifa, NCDC director-general, represented by Yahaya Disu, head of risk communication, said this on Monday at the bi-weekly national briefing on COVID-19, in Abuja. He said the Delta variant has overwhelmingly dominated […]Continue Reading
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says not less than 289 cholera deaths have been recorded in the country between January and June. The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Ihekweazu said the NCDC had activated a multi-sectoral National Cholera Emergency Operations Centre, Continue Reading
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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in collaboration with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the University of Maryland Baltimore, Nigerian office is poised to commence Household COVID-19 Zero Prevalence Survey. The survey is expected collect data of persons that would have had COVID-19 in the FCT, without knowing it. According to the Director […]Continue Reading
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Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 43 COVID infections. Here are five updates about the pandemic this Thursday. Malawi destroys 19,610 expired COVID vaccine Malawi has destroyed 19,610 doses of expired AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda, health minister, said the country has a policy of not using expired vaccines. “We are destroying [these vaccines] because Continue Reading