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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House of REPS resolves Abuja Health Workers’ Pay

The leadership of the House of Representatives has resolved the issues surrounding the delays in the payment of the salary of some health workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. This is according to a communique by Lanre Lasisi, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, House of Representatives. He noted that consequently, some of the health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and the Assembly of Healthcare Professionals would receive their salary on or before May 22, 2020, which will be Friday.…

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