Nigeria Disease Control Boss in 'Self-Isolation' After China Trip

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, visited China at the request of the Chinese government, to conduct research on the behavioural pattern of the coronavirus. Despite testing negative for the virus, he has confined himself to a room in his home for the next two weeks.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Director-General Chikwe Ihekweazu rubbished reports that he is in quarantine after testing negative for COVID-19, saying: "I am well and have continued my duties from home since my return from China as part of the WHO-China Mission on #COVID19. The rumour that I am sick or in quarantine is obviously false.I look forward to returning to the office after 14 days of self-isolation."

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