Ebola: NCDC cautions Nigerians against non-essential travel to Uganda

31/10/2022 4:56:00 PM

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday cautioned Nigerians and other residents in the nation against embarking on non-essential travel to

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday cautioned Nigerians and other residents in the nation against embarking on non-essential travel to Uganda for now.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday cautioned Nigerians and other residents in the nation against embarking on non-essential travel to

Uganda for now.Ebola outbreak.Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Director General, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa PHOTO: Twitter The NCDC Director-General, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, gave the caution in a statement he signed on Monday in Abuja.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu , has said the antecedents of prominent candidates in the forthcoming presidential election should be the evidence of their capacity to lead the country.

The NCDC Director-General, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, gave the caution in a statement he signed on Monday in Abuja.197 EFCC drivers graduate from army school He stated that the warning is to enable public health authorities to determine how the Ebola outbreak will be contained.As of October 28, the Uganda ministry of health has reported 128 confirmed cases and 34 deaths.As of October 29, 2022, the Ugandan Ministry of Health reported 128 confirmed cases of the Ebola virus and 34 deaths.29, 2022, the Ugandan Ministry of Health reported 128 confirmed cases and 34 deaths.Adetifa cautioned that when travelling to Uganda became essential, travellers should avoid contact with obviously sick persons or suspected cases of Ebola.Advertisement The agency, however, warned against “all but essential travel to Uganda for now until public health authorities have determined the outbreak to be contained”.He said that the Port Health Service of the Federal Ministry of Health had scaled-up the screening of passengers returning from Uganda at Points of Entry (POEs).The governor is a member of the APC and solidly backs the party’s presidential flag bearer, Bola Tinubu.

Adetifa said “Travellers to Nigeria with recent travel history to Uganda or persons already in Nigeria but with recent travel history to or transit through Uganda within the past 21 days are to look out for symptoms.“Persons already in Nigeria but with recent travel history to or transit through Uganda within the past 21 days who experience symptoms such as fever, muscle pain, sore throat, diarrhoea, weakness, vomiting, stomach pain, or unexplained bleeding or bruising should promptly call 6232 or state ministry of health hotlines for assessment and testing.The NDCD boss said “travellers to Nigeria with recent travel history to Uganda or persons already in Nigeria but with recent travel history to or transit through Uganda within the past 21 days are to look out for symptoms.“Symptoms such as fever, muscle pain, sore throat, diarrhoea, weakness, vomiting, stomach pain or unexplained bleeding or bruising should promptly call 6232 or the state ministry of health hotlines for assessment and testing.“Such persons should not visit health facilities by themselves to avoid further spread through the shared transport system (public or private).They would be visited at home by dedicated responders for assessment and transported through the designated transport arrangement to the designated treatment centre when required.They would be visited at home by dedicated responders for assessment and transported through designated transport arrangements to designated treatment centres when required.“They would be visited at home by dedicated responders for assessment and transported through designated transport arrangement to designated treatment centre when required.“Intending travellers to Nigeria with the above-stated symptoms before departure, should not travel to Nigeria, but call to report promptly to Port Health Authorities and/or designated health authorities in the country of departure for testing and care,” he said.“Inbound travellers to Nigeria with a recent travel history to or through Uganda without symptoms on departure but who become unwell while on transit are required to avoid contact with people and to report to the Port Health Services on arrival at the point of entry to Nigeria.“In the same vein, we must be wary of the antics of the cunning and deceitful who may wish to exploit the challenges to advance their destructive designs.

He added that inbound travellers to Nigeria with recent travel history to or through Uganda without symptoms on departure but unwell while in transit should be denied contact with other people.Adetifa said such people are required to report to Port Health Service on arrival.“If any of the earlier-mentioned symptoms develop anytime within 21 days of arrival in Nigeria, please: Self-isolate immediately by staying indoors.Adetifa said such people are required to report to Port Health Service on arrival.(NAN).

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