The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday said that it is aware of confirmed Ebola cases in Guinea and is assessing the risk to Nigeria.
This was disclosed on the official Twitter handle of NCDC.
In the statement, NCDC said it would soon issue a public health advisory over the rising Ebola cases in West African Nations.
“NCDC is aware of confirmed Ebola cases in Guinea and is assessing the risk to Nigeria,” the agency said.
Moreover, the agency stated that it’s in touch with World Health Organization, (WHO), West African Health Organization and the Africa CDC, who have started coordinating efforts in the region in order to stop the spread.
Public health officials in Guinea declared Ebola as an epidemic on Sunday after recording seven cases and three deaths, the first of its kind since the Ebola pandemic of 2014-2016.