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WHO Lists Nigeria Among High Risk Countries

February 1, 2020

There are stories on how COVID-19 would have been prevented, or at least, managed – if the Nigerian government had made adequate preparations earlier on. On February 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) listed Nigeria among 13 African countries identified to have direct links or a high volume of travel to China.

Government preparation:

The same day, the Federal Government announced the establishment of a Coronavirus Preparedness Group to mitigate the impact of the virus should the virus find its way into the country.


February 1, 2020
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