BREAKING: NCDC Confirms Deadly Delta COVID-19 Variant In Nigeria


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Nigeria has confirmed the detection of the Delta COVID-19 variant in the West African country. 

“The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has detected a confirmed case with the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, also known as lineage B.1.617.2,” the health agency said in a statement on Thursday evening.

“The variant was detected in a traveler to Nigeria, following the routine travel test required of all international travelers and genomic sequencing at the NCDC National Reference Laboratory, Abuja.”

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