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Lagos Reviews Infectious Disease Strategic Response Plan

… Hosts Sixth African Conference on Biosecurity, One Health In a bid to ensure that African countries brace up to the challenges posed by the increase in emerging infectious diseases and biosecurity threats, especially against the backdrop of the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Lagos State Government, in partnership with a non-governmental organisation, Global Emerging Pathogens […]Read More

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NAFDAC Ready To Work With Scientists On COVID-19 Drugs, Vaccines

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) will collaborate with indigenous scientists in the development of drugs or vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, NAFDAC Director-General, said the agency’s interventions would allow for documentation of such initiatives for global recording as potential vaccines or drugs […]Read More

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Impact Of Covid-19 Pandemic Will Be Minimal On Lagos –Commissioner.

… Says First Quarter of 2020 Budget Performance Better Than 2019 Lagos State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Sam Egube has said that the impact of COVID-19 on the State’s economy will be very minimal, assuring residents that the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration has developed a holistic plan to ensure that Lagos thrives during […]Read More

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Nigeria Exceeds 10,000 Cases

Nigeria’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday rose to 10,162 as 307 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Fourteen deaths were recorded from the virus on Sunday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 287. Lagos recorded the highest figure of cases reported with 188 infections. […]Read More