Coronavirus: We won’t hesitate to evacuate our people if the need arises – FG

By Moses Emorinken, Abuja The Federal Government has assured Nigerians, especially those in Wuhan, that if and when the need arises, it will not hesitate to evacuate them from the provinces of China. The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunibe Mamora, who made this known yesterday in Abuja, during a press briefing on resolutions reached by the Ministers of Health of the Economic Community of West African States on regional preparedness and response to the ongoing Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, said that it is monitoring the health of Nigerian citizens…

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Nigeria has no suspected case of Coronavirus – Minister

Agency Reporter Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, says Nigeria has not recorded any suspected case of Coronavirus. Ehanire gave the assurance during a ministerial briefing in Abuja on Friday. He said that Nigeria had developed enough capacity to detect and isolate any Coronavirus case, especially at international entry points to the country. He disclosed that the Africa Centre for Disease Control (ACDC),World Health Organisation (WHO),and other partners have provided scientific and technical support to Nigeria to strengthen its preparedness for the new 2019-nCoV. He noted that the support was…

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