The Federal Health Minister, Ehanire Osagie has indicated that the Federal Government is closely monitoring the Ebola situation in Guinea as they are trying everything to prevent a possible outbreak in Nigeria.
He made this known during the recent briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday, February 22.
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According to him, the Nigerian government is closely monitoring the situation and also collaborating with the West African Health Organization (WAHO).
“Nigeria is closely observing developments on the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Guinea and working with West African Health Organization (WAHO) to contain it in the outbreak country of Guinea and prevent the spread to other countries in the region.
We are pleased to note that the ECOWAS countries adjacent to the epicenter are taking strict measures with regard to checking the movement of persons.”