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Coronavirus: Chinese Doctors Complete 14-Day Isolation, To Begin Work In Nigeria




Chinese Embassy Gives Update On Whereabouts Of Chinese Doctors In Nigeria

The 15 Chinese Medical professionals, in ited by the Nigerian government to help Nigeria deal with the COVID-19 outbreak have completed their 14-day isolation period, today.

Recall that they had flown in with medical equipment worth about $1.5million, through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on April 8, 2020.

Nigerians, including the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) had criticized the move by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, was forced to debunk reports that one of the Chinese doctors had tested positive for the COVID-19.

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The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and PTF Chairman, Boss Mustapha, had earlier explained that the Chinese doctors were here in advisory and capacity building roles.

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