The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says citizens are not following the preventive measures against the current outbreak of Monkeypox in the country.
Dr John Oladejo, the NCDC Director of Health Emergency Preparedness and Response, made this assertion on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in Ibadan while speaking with journalists on the sidelines of the ongoing second Ibadan Public Health conference.
Oladejo said behavioural attitudes and negligence in following precautionary measures were contributing to the outbreak of viral diseases in the country.
â€œThe main problem in the country, as related to these viral diseases, is the people themselves.
â€œWhen you give them instructions or protocols, they donâ€™t follow it.
â€œSo, at the community level, there are always behavioural problems,â€
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