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Nigeria Institute of Medical Research Offers Free Coronavirus Testing In Yaba, Lagos

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The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research would begin free screening for COVID-19 starting from Monday 30 March 2020 at No. 6 Edmund Crescent, off Murtala Muhammed Way, Yaba,Lagos..

The announcement was made by the Director-General of the institute, Professor Babatunde Lawal Salako.

People who are eligible for the screening include anyone with a history of travel outside of Nigeria, who presents with fever, cough or difficulty breathing within 14 days of arrival or anyone who has come in contact with a confirmed case who presents with these symptoms within 14 days of contact.

Anybody who falls into categories of those who need the test, especially if you have come in contact with a suspected case are encouraged to visit NIMR Website: http://nimr.gov.ng/ for an appointment.



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