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BREAKING: NCDC boss quarantined after trip to China – Health minister



NCDC boss quarantined

After his trip to China to attend a meeting in the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Wuhan, China, the Director-General of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, was on Tuesday, March 3, quarantined.

The news was disclosed by the minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, as he briefed the Senate on updates of efforts made by the ministry to tackle the spread of the disease, The Nation reports.

Ehanire said that Ihekweazu will remain in isolation for a period of two weeks as a prescribed safety measure.

Moreover, The Cable reports that the NCDC boss took on a self-quarantine at his residence but refused to reveal what part of the country he is at the moment.

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