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NCDC

Bio The official Twitter account of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) || Social Media Policy: ncdc.gov.ng/terms || covid19blog.ncdc.gov.ng
Location Abuja, Nigeria
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Account created 04-03-2016 10:02:09
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Android : Our discharges today include 371 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines.

A breakdown of cases by state can be found via covid19.ncdc.gov.ng

Android : 122 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Kaduna-37
Lagos-29
Plateau-25
Ekiti-9
Rivers-5
Ogun-5
Edo-4
Kwara-4
Bayelsa-2
Bauchi-1
Kano-1

67,960 confirmed
63,839 discharged
1,177 deaths

iPhone : Today, we hosted the NYSC HQ Nigeria Director General, Brig.Gen. Ibrahim, on a courtesy visit to NCDC HQ

We‘re committed to building on lessons learnt during the safe reopening of orientation camps for Batch A-Stream 1, to ensure continuous safety of corps members and officials

Android : #Lassafever presents with symptoms similar to those of many illnesses like malaria.

Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, sore throat, nausea and vomiting.

Report to a health facility for diagnosis if you experience these symptoms. Early reporting saves lives.

Twitter Web App : #COVID19NigeriaStories

🔗 covid19blog.ncdc.gov.ng twitter.com/nighealthwatch…

Twitter Web App : Building back better....

This is the new Nasarawa State Infectious Disease & Research Centre - a centre for lab diagnosis, management & research of infectious diseases

We’ll continue to support states in strengthening their health security

NCDC

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Android : The importance of testing is to enable clinical management of #COVID19 cases, save lives & prevent further transmission

DG Chikwe Ihekweazu speaks with TVC News on the importance of a whole-of-society approach to manage the pandemic.

📺 youtu.be/MgDA9Z2xH4I

#TakeResponsibility

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Android : Our discharges today include 61 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines.

A breakdown of cases by state can be found via covid19.ncdc.gov.ng

Android : 281 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-123
FCT-64
Kaduna-38
Imo-15
Rivers-11
Plateau-8
Ogun-5
Bayelsa-4
Kwara-4
Bauchi-3
Edo-3
Kano-2
Osun-1

67,838 confirmed
63,430 discharged
1,176 deaths

Android : Today, we joined the launch of the Nigeria Lassa fever Epidemiological(NiLE) Study supported by CEPI Enable programme & coordinated by the Nigeria Lassa Fever Research Consortium.

The NiLe study is a 2-year epidemiological study for Lassa fever in Nigeria.

Android : 📢#NCDCUpdate

#COVID19 does not spread on its own, it spreads when people move around.

As the Christmas holiday draw near, #TakeResponsibility to protect yourself & loved ones.

Our latest public health advisory 📜
ncdc.gov.ng/news/276/end-o…

Android : The weekly #COVID19Nigeria situation report(Week 48) has been published.

Our weekly #COVID19 situation reports provide a summary of the epidemiological situation, data sheet & response activities in Nigeria.

Download via:
ncdc.gov.ng/diseases/sitre…

#TakeResponsibility

iPhone : “We began operationalising the National Reference Lab in 2017.
We’ve now become a hub for public health diagnosis & Nigeria’s largest infectious disease bio-repository, increasing our demand for power supply.
This support couldn’t have come at a better time”

~Chikwe Ihekweazu, DG NCDC

iPhone : “On behalf of the German Government, I thank everyone who has made this project possible, especially those working behind the scenes. We’re confident the solar project is in safe hands given our excellent collaboration with NCDC”

~ German Deputy Ambassador, Mr Helmut Kulitz

iPhone : Supporting Nigerias public health diagnostic capacity with reliable power supply is critical to manage the ongoing #COVID19 pandemic & strengthen response to infectious diseases outbreaks in-country

-Mr. Alexander Borgis-Gomes, Deputy Head of Delegation of EU in Nigeria 🇪🇺🇳🇬

Android : This #WorldAIDSDay, we are reminded that there are 1.9 million Nigerians living with HIV & about 900,000 yet to receive treatment

We join our sister agency NACA Nigeria to work towards ensuring everyone living with HIV has access to healthcare & treatment without discrimination.