COVID-19: There’s Gross Under-testing, More Symptoms Report – Cross River NMA Raises Alarm

In Breaking News, Health, International News

By Archibong Jeremiah

  • Resumption of schools is alarming
  • There’s gross under-testing

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Cross River State branch has faulted the State Government’s intention to re-open schools.

The State NMA in a press release dated June 13, 2020 with reference number NMACRS/SG/2020/06/245 also maintained that “there’s gross under testing.”

It further warned that “the increasing report of flu-like symptoms, respiratory symptoms and loss of smell/taste in various hospitals and the State metropolis is an indication of potential community transmission of an undetected disease fitting the epidemiologic pattern of COVID-19.”

See press release signed by Dr. Agam E. Ayuk and Dr. Ezoke Epoke,
State Chairman and Secretary respectively below.

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