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07 Jun 2018 description

IMPROVING NIGERIA’S PREPAREDNESS FOR AN EBOLA OUTBREAK

Since the declaration of the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nigeria has continued to improve the level of preparedness in the country. The Emergency Operations Centre at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) remains on alert mode, closely monitoring the situation in the DRC.

This week, preparedness activities in Nigeria were focused largely on strengthening screening measures at the major ports of entry, as well as capacity building of responders.

14 May 2018 description

Nigerian government has expressed its readiness to prevent importation of Ebola in to the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole made this known on Thursday 10th May, 2018 while briefing the press on the current status of Lassa Fever in Nigeria and the outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of in Congo.

He said Federal Government is fully prepared to stop any attempt to import Ebola to the Country.