ALERT: Nigeria at high risk of importing Ebola, NCDC warns | TheCable

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BREAKING: NCDC warns Nigerians over 'high risk' of Ebola | TheCable

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria is at high risk of importing Ebola from Uganda.

Uganda had declared an outbreak of Ebola after a 24-year-old male exhibited symptoms of the disease, tested positive, and later died.) has asked the House of Representatives to give it a legal framework to go after the organisers of Big Brother Naija (BBN) over nudity in the show.A picture claiming that the son of Femi Hamzat, the deputy governor of Lagos state, participated in the Lagos rally organised by supporters of Peter Obi has surfaced online.Gbaja: Why Nigeria desperately needs leaders with capacity, character Author: Ahmad Sahabi October 3, 2022 7:42 PM Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, says with the way the world is changing, Nigeria desperately needs leaders that have capacity and character.

As of September 29, the Uganda ministry of health has reported 54 cases (35 confirmed and 19 probable) and 25 deaths (seven confirmed and 18 probable).In a statement on Tuesday, NCDC said its multi-sectoral national emerging viral haemorrhagic diseases technical working group (NEVHD TWG), in collaboration with partners and stakeholders, has conducted a rapid risk assessment to guide in-country preparedness activities.The Director General of the council, Segun Runsewe, made the call on Tuesday during an investigative hearing by an ad hoc committee of the House.Advertisement “Based on available data, the overall risk of importation of the Ebola virus and the impact on the health of Nigerians has been assessed as high,” the statement reads.Nigeria gained independence on October 1, 1960.“The likelihood of importation to Nigeria is high due to the increased air travel between Nigeria and Uganda, especially through Kenya’s Nairobi airport, a regional transport hub, and other neighbouring countries that share a direct border with Uganda.The existing bill prohibiting cross-dressing There is a bill in the House seeking to amend Same-Sex (Prohibition) Act to prohibit cross-dressing in Nigeria.“The likelihood of spread in Nigeria following importation is high due to the gatherings and travel associated with politics, the coming yuletide as well as other religious gatherings and festivals during the last few months of the year.In Nigeria, and across the world, we are experiencing rapid and relentless changes across every facet of our lives.

” Advertisement The NCDC, however, said despite the risk assessment, Nigeria has the capacity to respond effectively in the event of an outbreak.The bill proposes that “A person engaging in cross-dressing is guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment of six months or a fine of five hundred thousand naira.Femi Hamzat, Lagos State Deputy Governor's 1st Son, joins the movement of Obidient.“We have the diagnostic capacity to test for the EVD presently at the National Reference Laboratory in Abuja and the Lagos University Teaching Hospital’s Centre for Human and Zoonotic Virology Laboratory,” the statement reads.“However, diagnostic capacity will be scaled up to other laboratories in cities with important Points of Entry (POE) and others as may be required.He said he had previously raised the issue of nudity in bbnaija to the organisers.“Currently, no case of EVD has been reported in Nigeria.Nonetheless, the Nigerian government through NCDC’s multisectoral NEVHD TWG has put several measures in place to prevent and prepare for immediate control of any outbreak of the disease in-country.A lawmaker, Alex Egbonna (PDP, Cross-River), complained that the intervention has not stopped the display of nudes on the show.What is less clear is what happens next.

” The agency also advised Nigerians to avoid non-essential travel to locations where the outbreak is reported for the moment; avoid direct contact with blood, saliva, and other bodily fluids of people with suspected or confirmed Ebola; and call 6232 to ensure all persons with suspected symptoms of Ebola are promptly taken to designated healthcare facilities..But they were still naked even in the last event.

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NCDCgov And what is the federal government doing to check this, because they seem to be so silent on this, but putting more energy in politics. NCDCgov It’s only tinubu that has travelled out of nigeria recently..so whatever you wish with this information NCDCgov How do one avoid Ebola please? NCDCgov God abeg. Stop Peter Obi. 😜

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