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COVID-19 – IHVN CEO calls public to wash hands regularly

The Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), Dr. Patrick Dakum has called on the public to continue to wash hands regularly and properly to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Dr. Dakum, who gave this call in a statement to the press, said that, “This emergency requires an extra dose of patience in obeying the advice giving by health experts. We need public and community ownership of prevention strategies,” he said.

He stated that IHVN is part of the Laboratory Working Group and the COVID-19 Research Group partnering with the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) to provide laboratory technical support and contribute to better understanding of the disease.