Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria: Mitigating the Global Pandemic

Olayinka Rasheed Ibrahim 1 * , Yetunde T Olasinde 2
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1 Department of Paediatrics, Federal Medical Centre, Katsina, Nigeria
2 Department of Paediatrics, Bowen University, Iwo and Bowen University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, Nigeria
* Corresponding Author
J CLIN MED KAZ, Volume 1, Issue 55, pp. 36-38. https://doi.org/10.23950/1812-2892-JCMK-00748
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ABSTRACT

The confirmation of Covid-19 in Nigeria is not unexpected given the global spread of the disease that originated from China. With an estimated 200 million people and an infectious disease vulnerability index of 0.27, a poorly managed case of Covid-19 may worsen the global pandemic. Hence, we examined the peculiarities of Nigeria as a nation and suggested ways of curtailing further spread of the disease in the country.

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Ibrahim OR, Olasinde YT. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria: Mitigating the Global Pandemic. Journal of Clinical Medicine of Kazakhstan. 2020;1(55):36-8. https://doi.org/10.23950/1812-2892-JCMK-00748

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