Coronavirus: 812 Health Workers Infected In Nigeria

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this on Tuesday at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 which held in Abuja. He explained that 29 officials of the NCDC were among the health workers who got exposed to COVID-19 in the line of duty. Dr Ihekweazu said, “We’ve had 812 healthcare workers infected; they are not just numbers. “Twenty-nine of these (people) work with the NCDC. They are people I know; they have families, wives, children.” He also spoke about…

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VP Osinbajo presents Health Sector Reform Bill.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the presentation of a Draft Legislative Instrument to enact the Health Sector Reform Bill, to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Executive Council. The approval was given at the 2nd meeting of the National Council on Privatization chaired by the Vice President at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday. READ ALSO: When adopted, the reforms will ensure that millions of Nigerians who are presently unable to afford efficient health care services, can now have access. Addressing journalists after the meeting, the Director-General…

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