Breaking: NCDC Confirms First Case of Omicron Variant in Nigeria

Breaking: NCDC Confirms First Case of Omicron Variant in Nigeria

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By: Habila Darofai

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has today Wednesday, December 1st confirmed the first case of Omicron variant in Nigeria.

In a statement issued and signed by the Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, said, the center in line with the routine travel test required of all international travellers and Genomic sequencing at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) through Its National Reference Laboratory (NRL), Abuja–confirmed Nigeria’s first case of the Omicron variant, also known as the B.1.1.529 lineage.

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