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NCDC 2h
Today we recognise the importance of biodiversity in preventing disease outbreaks like & Lets to keep our wildlife and natural environment healthy & clean, in order to protect our health
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WHO Nigeria Jun 4
"If you have any of the -like signs ..., I appeal that you go in and do a test , if positive, go into the isolation center, I tell you, if you follow the medication regime properly, you will likely be on your way home in no time" - a WHO survivor.
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NCDC 4h
📢TOMORROW Join head of Prevention Programmes & Knowledge Management, for a webinar Response in Nigeria: successes, challenges & ways forward 6th June, 11:00 am WAT Watch via Facebook YouTube
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NCDC 6h
“No cure yet for , supportive management of cases involve: * Management of symptoms * Management of pre-existing conditions * Supplemental oxygen therapy * Treatment of bacterial infection * Ensuring patients are well-nourished & hydrated” ~ , NCDC DG
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NCDC 8h
The situation report for 4th June, 2020 has been published. Our daily situation reports provide a summary of the epidemiological situation & response activities in Nigeria. Download via:
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NCDC 10h
Please, DO NOT PULL your mask down onto your chin You can speak, cough or sneeze inside your mask, then wash or dispose properly Watch for more useful advice on the use of face masks to reduce the risk of spread
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NCDC 11h
Please do not patronize non-official outlets for test The Government is working hard to improve on quick sample collection and release of test results
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NCDC 22h
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via
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NCDC 22h
350 new cases of ; Lagos-102 Ogun-34 FCT-29 Borno-26 Kaduna-23 Rivers-21 Ebonyi-17 Kwara -16 Katsina-14 Edo-10 Delta-10 Kano-10 Bauchi-10 Bayelsa-9 Imo-8 Plateau-4 Ondo-3 Nasarawa-2 Gombe-1 Oyo-1 11516 cases of Discharged: 3535 Deaths: 323
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NCDC 23h
Following the first case in Ibbi LGA, Taraba, the State & NCDC Rapid Response Teams were deployed immediately "Despite difficulty in accessing the community, our priority was to reach the people. The LGA is now better involved in response activities” -
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Nigeria Health Watch Jun 4
“My happiest day was the day we discharged our oldest patient. She was 98 years old. Seeing Mama get discharged was an amazing moment for us. We gathered around and showed her lots of love...” -
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NCDC Jun 4
In State, correspondent visited one of the four currently operational treatment centres for in the state Watch this clip to hear the experience of patients being treated for and health workers who provide care
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NCDC Jun 4
Replying to @Chikwe_I
“We cannot solve problems of over 60 years in 6 weeks As we work hard to reduce risk infection to health care workers on the frontlines, we need a fundamental change in our approach to infection prevention & control in hospitals” ~ at
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NCDC Jun 4
At the ongoing press briefing by , NCDC DG announced the revised interim guide for health workers for management of cases To download: Livestream press briefing👇🏽
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NCDC Jun 4
Our Weekly Epidemiological Report provides updates on epidemic-prone diseases in Nigeria This week's editorial (week 20) focuses on the strategic expansion of testing centres across the country & some of the challenges involved Read via
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NCDC Jun 4
DID YOU KNOW? Most people with may show no symptoms at all "The point is to treat everyone as a potential carrier of , because fact remains that at a glance, there is truly no way of knowing" Read more: 
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NCDC Jun 4
Thank you to our colleagues in and across all States in , who continue to work very hard as we strengthen our collective response to
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NCDC Jun 4
The situation report for 3rd June, 2020 has been published. Our daily situation reports provide a summary of the epidemiological situation & response activities in Nigeria. Download via:
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NCDC Jun 4
Nigeria is not using the rapid test kit technology to test for as they are not reliable and can produce false results None of these kits have been validated by yet
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NCDC Jun 3
Replying to @NCDCgov
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via
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