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Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by kingi777: 4:33pm On Jun 07
Good day Nairalanders. Since March this year, Covid-19 has been the major issue in Nigeria as it led to the shutingdown of the economy.

Many people don't believe the existence. My dear people, I was having a double opinion about the existence too. For the first time, I'm beginning to believe the pandemic does exist. My friend who was a Medical Laboratory Scientist with Kaduna State Ministry of Health and the head of the laboratory unit, Gwantu General Hospital was down with malaria like symptoms and treated himself for several days with no improvement.

Though he was a high blood pressure patient. The fever increased and symptoms of Covid-19 started manifesting. He was taken to Kafanchan Gen Hospital but no Doctor agreed to come close to him when they saw his critical condition. He was advised to check into the isolation centre but when they got there, there was nothing on ground as everywhere was dirty with no facility. The family was advised to take him to Kaduna isolation centre but he gave up the ghost as he was under distress all these while.

His samples were taken and it came out positive for Covid-19. His corpse is deposited at Kafanchan Gen Hospital at the moment. The people that were running up and down to save his life were helpless as they watched him dying. Their samples had been collected yesterday, taken to Kaduna today and are awaiting the outcome of the results.

The question they are asking is: why is government saying they have spent huge sum of money with nothing to show for it especially in other parts of the state/country? Should preparation for Covid-19 management be made only in the state capitals? What about towns that are very far from the isolation centres in the state capitals? Government should do something to accommodate the people by creating and equipping more centres in the hinter lands.

Corona virus (Covid-19) is real!
Do you know anybody anywhere in Nigeria who has died as a result of Covid-19?

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Juliusmomoh(m): 4:39pm On Jun 07
If it is real , why don't i know someone who know someone that have the sickness.. .. Anyway u needed to be checkup,, who know's if you yourself is safe.wink

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by kingi777: 4:41pm On Jun 07
Juliusmomoh:
If it is real , why don't i know someone who know someone that have the sickness.. .. Anyway u needed to be checkup,, who know's if you yourself is safe.wink
I'm in Abuja and got the news of his demise. I called his line twice but no response. Here in Abuja, I'm yet to see who has died in my neighbourhood except the high profile ones we see/hear in the news

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by yomi007k(m): 4:41pm On Jun 07
Do you see?

That is one valueable person lost to the unseriousness of many people. Another health worker down.

Alot of people will still come out to display their ignorance and call it a fake/ political tool. That's because we have not been opportune to be like US or Italy.


May the Soul Rest In Peace.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by CanadaOrBust: 4:43pm On Jun 07
Juliusmomoh:
If it is real , why don't i know someone who know someone that have the sickness.. .. Anyway u needed to be checkup,, who know's if you yourself is safe.wink

At a time 800 a day were dying in New York, a friend who lives there said the same thing - he didn’t know anybody who had it

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Vyzz: 4:46pm On Jun 07
Come on

We know it is real

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Juliusmomoh(m): 4:46pm On Jun 07
CanadaOrBust:


At a time 800 a day were dying in New York, a friend who lives there said the same thing - he didn’t know anybody who had it
Then covic 19 does not exist , if 800 people can die a day and someone there knew nobody.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Juliusmomoh(m): 4:50pm On Jun 07
kingi777:

I'm in Abuja and got the news of his demise. I called his line twice but no response. Here in Abuja, I'm yet to see who has died in my neighbourhood except the high profile ones we see/hear in the news
Sorry 4 that ... But can u now follow me to see that nigeria is a scamed country.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by EzzyCarter: 4:50pm On Jun 07
Nobody is arguing that it doesn't exist in Nigeria. All we're saying is our government is blowing it out of proportion for their own personal gains and also using the media as a tool for fear mongering.
Don't bother to quote me if you have issues decoding simple English please

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by CanadaOrBust: 4:51pm On Jun 07
Juliusmomoh:

Then covic 19 does not exist , if 800 people can die a day and someone there knew nobody.

Except that bodies were everywhere - mortuaries, funeral homes, mobile fridges, were all overrun

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Ningen(m): 4:55pm On Jun 07
Juliusmomoh:

Then covic 19 does not exist , if 800 people can die a day and someone there knew nobody.

SMH.


I'm not scared of Covid19 but people like you.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by yomi007k(m): 4:57pm On Jun 07
Ningen:


SMH.

I'm not scared of Covid19 but people like you.





Exactly.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Scout60(m): 4:58pm On Jun 07
Juliusmomoh:
If it is real , why don't i know someone who know someone that have the sickness.. .. Anyway u needed to be checkup,, who know's if you yourself is safe.wink

Don't worry someone you know will contact it soon. Your eyes go soon clear

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by yomi007k(m): 4:59pm On Jun 07
CanadaOrBust:


Except that bodies were everywhere - mortuaries, funeral homes, mobile fridges, were all overrun

Bro. Some people will never learn.

When they see the bodies, they start shouting "village people".... grin

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Luckydubby7(m): 4:59pm On Jun 07
kingi777:
Good day Nairalanders. Since March this year, Covid-19 has been the major issue in Nigeria as it led to the shutingdown of the economy. Many people don't believe the existence. My dear people, I was having a double opinion about the existence too. For the first time, I'm beginning to believe the pandemic does exist. My friend who was a Medical Laboratory Scientist with Kaduna State Ministry of Health and the head of the laboratory unit, Gwantu General Hospital was down with malaria like symptoms and treated himself for several days with no improvement. Though he was a high blood pressure patient. The fever increased and symptoms of Covid-19 started manifesting. He was taken to Kafanchan Gen Hospital but no Doctor agreed to come close to him when they saw his critical condition. He was advised to check into the isolation centre but when they got there, there was nothing on ground as everywhere was dirty with no facility. The family was advised to take him to Kaduna isolation centre but he gave up the ghost as he was under distress all these while. His samples were taken and it came out positive for Covid-19. His corpse is deposited at Kafanchan Gen Hospital at the moment. The people that were running up and down to save his life were helpless as they watched him dying. Their samples had been collected yesterday, taken to Kaduna today and are awaiting the outcome of the results. The question they are asking is: why is government saying they have spent huge sum of money with nothing to show for it especially in other parts of the state/country? Should preparation for Covid-19 management be made only in the state capitals? What about towns that are very far from the isolation centres in the state capitals? Government should do something to accommodate the people by creating and equipping more centres in the hinter lands. Corona virus (Covid-19) is real!
Do you know anybody anywhere in Nigeria who has died as a result of Covid-19?
Cc: Dominique
Sissy3
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I was totally surprised to heard u say covid19 killed your friend after mentioning all these sicknesses he was suffering from.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Juliusmomoh(m): 5:00pm On Jun 07
Scout60:


Don't worry someone you know will contact it soon. Your eyes go soon clear
Back to sender

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Juliusmomoh(m): 5:01pm On Jun 07
Ningen:

SMH.

I'm not scared of Covid19 but people like you.


Why.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by SirWarlock: 5:04pm On Jun 07
When we don't even have enough health workers cry.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Juliusmomoh(m): 5:05pm On Jun 07
CanadaOrBust:


Except that bodies were everywhere - mortuaries, funeral homes, mobile fridges, were all overrun
Anyway, i understand u

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by kingi777: 5:07pm On Jun 07
Luckydubby7:
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I was totally surprised to heard u say covid19 killed your friend after mentioning all these sicknesses he was suffering from.
Yes he had high BP which was being managed but Covid-19 triggered his death. He was in critical condition that he couldn't breath and died inside the car that was to take him to Kaduna isolation centre. Infact those with him were helplessly watching him dying
That's one of the reasons, it's adviced for people with underlying disease to be cautious.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Ningen(m): 5:22pm On Jun 07
Juliusmomoh:

Why.

Because it's people like you that are NOT taking any precautions. It's your type that'll spread the virus to every nook and cranny, causing deaths!

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Kobicove(m): 6:01pm On Jun 07
Of course the Chinese virus is real.

Only foolish people here in Nigeria say it's not real cos we have been lucky not to be having the kind of casualties they had in Europe and America! undecided

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Shenseaa(f): 6:01pm On Jun 07
Am sure there must be some underlying diseases

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Nickshrapnel(m): 6:01pm On Jun 07
I don’t understand why some people still thinks COVID-19 is a hoax
Sorry about your friend

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by davibid: 6:01pm On Jun 07
I never doubted it’s existence, only that Nigeria politicized it and turned it to money making venture...

Like NCDC is now the current oil well in Nigeria

Smh

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Openbusiness: 6:01pm On Jun 07
Jehovah God na your hand i dey oh. Have mercy on me and my loved ones.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by XXLMANDIGO: 6:01pm On Jun 07
shocked


They should have given him overdose of Chloroquine cry
Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Kennitrust(m): 6:02pm On Jun 07
If this sickness actually kills us...

Two groups of people in this country will be responsible.

1: THE POLICE.

This guys will collect you N100 bribe and allow anyone to travel to anywhere.

2: THE FG.

these guys have been deceiving us in such a way that will make you doubt their GOOD MORNING!

A government that is founded on lies remain the worst thing to happen to the citizens.

Whether covid19 or not

May God be the One to choose my END. Amen

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by KingAzubuike(f): 6:02pm On Jun 07
It's real but doesn't thrive well in Africa because of our stronger immune system. We've seen worse, y'all been down with malaria so I believe Corona virus should be a big deal here. Moreover that your friend could have died of any other thing.

That's doesn't mean there are Nigerians who don't get infected tho. But if it's that bad, many people would have had this thing and died in this country because no one seems to give a damn about the virus 80% of the population ain't taking precautions.

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Perfecttouchade: 6:02pm On Jun 07
Ahaa wahala dey and the government dey ease the Lockdown and even planning to get the children back to school abeg make government put money into online learning for the children while this coro wahala goes flattened.. federal government make una hear word o..to even think many Nigerians get one sickness or the other for body come go carry coro join

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by chuksbaby: 6:02pm On Jun 07
Alright.

Back to hustle

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Re: Coronavirus Is Real. My Friend, A Med Lab Scientist Just Died by Nobody: 6:02pm On Jun 07
Fake news.

I discovered that from time to time, the government or NCDC looks for a poster candidate to spread fear of COVID. They usually appear on twitter or other social media platforms either as a Nurse or a doctor or a random person with a scary tale to say that they know someone who has been a victim of covid so as to personalise the whole thing.

Of all the diseases he suffered from, why must covid take the blame?

Covid in Nigeria is nothing but malaria.

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