NCDC to launch survey on burden of pandemic

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in collaboration with the Nigeria Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), is set to conduct household surveys in four states – Gombe, Enugu, Nasarawa and Lagos states, to better understand the burden of the infection in the country.

The seroprevalence survey will provide the best evidence yet on the extent of COVID-19 infection in Nigeria.

Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, and the Director-General, NIMR, Professor Babatunde Salako, made this known in a joint statement in Abuja.

According to the statement, “The NCDC and NIMR and their partners are conducting household surveys in four states to better understand the burden of COVID-19 infection in Nigeria.” HE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in collaboration with the Nigeria Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), is set to conduct household surveys in four states – Gombe, Enugu, Nasarawa and Lagos states, to better understand the burden of the infection in the country.

The seroprevalence survey will provide the best evidence yet on the extent of COVID-19 infection in Nigeria.

Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, and the Director-General, NIMR, Professor Babatunde Salako, made this known in a joint statement in Abuja.

According to the statement, “The NCDC and NIMR and their partners are conducting household surveys in four states to better understand the burden of COVID-19 infection in Nigeria.”

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