Coronavirus: Alimosho at risk – Prof Abayomi

Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi who gave the warning during a news conference noted that the population of Alimosho can make coronavirus spread difficult to contain.

The Lagos State Government has suggested that Alimosho local government area could be at risk of spiking the coronavirus pandemic after a case linked to the LGA was announced.

Prof Abayomi said the state government hoped to shift attention to Alimosho Local Government because its statistics showed the community was endangered because of the density and the new positive cases from there in the last one week.

there is need for all nations to collaborate, experts from China went to Europe to assist Italy and Spain, these are well developed countries.

“We are running short of molecular biologists, we will not mind receiving assistance from any country that can give us human resource capacity. An experienced molecular biologists is trained not less than four years.

“I am not aware that we are inviting any doctors from abroad to come and assist us, we are only interested in scientists and molecular biologists and logisticians because 70 per cent of response to COVID-19 is logistics,” he said.

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