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Minsiter of health “Why isn’t Nigeria implementing travel ban”

Prior to the declaration of Corona virus as pandemic by world health organization ((WHO). Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the Nigerian Minister for health alarmed that the Nigerian governement has not place any ban on travelling to abroad countries due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

 

He further said the government has issued a travel advisory to citizens seeking to travel to Restrict their movement to high risked countries. According to Dr. Osagie , although their is a possibility of the virus spreading through land and sea borders,  the highest risk of the virus spreading is through flight transportation. That is why he said there is focus at the nations international gate ways as they can carry people from these endemic countries into the nation.

 

The minster also urged the Authorities in charge to provide isolation at the international gate ways. Further released a cheering news that one of the infected patients will soon be discharged to his family.

 

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