Monthly Archives: May 2020

Misuse and Abuse of Face Masks in Nigeria

Misuse and Abuse of Face Masks for COVID-19 Prevention in Nigeria Background The science of the prevention and control of COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly evolving, and many countries are adopting preventive measures based on emerging evidence and local applicability. One of such measures is the use of face mask to either protect uninfected persons from […]

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NIDS Statement on the novel coronavirus- now ‘COVID 19’

The NIDS Statement on the Novel Coronavirus (2019 nCov)- now COVID-19 The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019 nCov) remains a public health threat for many countries across the globe. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently officially named the virus ‘COVID 2019’. The “CO” stands for “corona”, “VI” for “virus” and “D” for “disease”, while “19” […]

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