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Evidence-Based Guidance On Measures To Curb The Spread Of COVID-19

By September 18, 2020December 11th, 2020No Comments

The Analysis In This Paper Is Purely The Work Of The Nigeria COVID-19 Evidence Synthesis Group* For Use By The Presidential Task Force On Covid-19 (PTF). Unauthorized Use Or Publication Of This Material Without The Permission Of The PTF Is Prohibited.

The Nigeria COVID-19 Evidence Synthesis Group Is Chaired By Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar, Scientific And Technical Advisor To The PTF. 


Evidence-Based Guidance on Cessation of Movement, here

Evidence-Based Guidance on potential feasibility of NPI implementation in Nigeria, here

Evidence that asymptomatic / pre-symptomatic transmission exists, here

Evidence for Asymptomatic and Pre-symptomatic Transmission, here

Interventions to Support Post-Lockdown Measures: Part A, here

Interventions to Support Post-Lockdown Measures: Part B, here

Initial Findings on Pandemic Trajectory at Sub-national Level, here

Subnational Trajectory and Impact on Other Diseases, here

Analysis on Factors Influencing Modest Epidemic Size and Trajectories Across Sub-Saharan Africa, here

Guidance on Scaling up Testing, Isolation and Tracing, here

Data Shows a Reduction of Mobility in Nigeria, with +30% Time Spent at Home (Data as of May 1), here

Pandemic Trajectory in Long-Term Based on Two Models, and Maps of Current Cases, here

Impact of Community Lockdowns, here

Guidance on Admission and Discharge of Individuals with SARS-CoV-2 Infection, here

Effect of Interstate Movement Restrictions on COVID-19 Pandemic Spread in Nigeria, here

Effect of COVID-19 and Response Measures on Population Health and Socio-economic Well-being, here

​Modelling State Level Projections, Socioeconomic Status and Wider Impacts of COVID-19 on Public Health, here

Guidance on Re-opening of Borders, here

Guidance on Reopening of Schools, here