Nigeria’s prompt, proactive precautions during the Ebola virus outbreak in the West African sub- region, saved scores of it citizens from infection and prevented an epidemic.
It is taking the same precautions following the announcement of the Coronavirus from China, and is on alert to check its spread to the country.
Moyo Thomas reports that United States was the first foreign country to be affected by the spread of the corona virus after its detection in China
China fulfilled its international protocol obligation by informing the World Health Organization and other health agencies of the coronavirus outbreak in its Wuhan province.
Countries across the world, including Nigeria, are now taking proactive measures to prevent the spread of the disease to their domains.