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COVID-19 not over -NCDC

NCDC says COVID-19 not over, rests hope in vaccine.

Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said yesterday that the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) was not yet over; describing the vaccine is a new tool that will go a long way in preventing the spread of the disease.Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu was confident that the country would overcome the pandemic through vaccination and other public health measures, so the citizens could return to normal life. “This vaccine provides us an opportunity to do that,” he stressed.

He commended the governor for the “amazing job” his administration was doing with NCDC in the fight against COVID-19 in the state.


Enugu State Governo, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (left); Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu and the state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Ikechukwu Obi, during the NCDC DG’s visit to the governor at the Government House, Enugu… yesterday.<br />

Ihekweazu, who was in Enugu to inspect some of the health facilities where COVID-19 cases were being managed, and to interact with the public health team, among others, disclosed: “We have a very robust response in Enugu.”

On the outcome of his visit to Enugu, Ihekweazu said: “Today, we reflected on the past one year; we decided on the path for the future and we know we are stronger together, and in Enugu, we hope to continue leading the response as we have done.”

At the event were members of the Enugu Rapid Response Team, led by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Ikechukwu Obi.

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