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Drinking Alcohol Won’t Protect You Against COVID-19, WHO Warns

File: WHO (World Well being Group) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declares new coronavirus is International Well being Emergency throughout a information convention at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on Jan. 30, 2020. AFP


The World Well being Group (WHO) Nigeria has warned that taking alcohol doesn’t defend in opposition to coronavirus. 

This warning got here from a tweet on WHO’s Nigeria official deal with on Monday the place it defined that it may possibly, in reality, be harmful to drink alcohol.

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Based on WHO, taking alcohol can enhance ones probabilities of having well being points.

“FACT: Ingesting alcohol DOES NOT defend you in opposition to #COVID19 and may be harmful,” WHO tweeted. 

“Frequent or excessive alcohol consumption can increase your risk of health problems.”

FACT: Ingesting alcohol DOES NOT defend you in opposition to #COVID19 and may be harmful.

Frequent or extreme alcohol consumption can enhance your threat of well being issues.#CovidNGR #COVID19Nigeria

— WHO Nigeria (@WHONigeria) March 30, 2020

Earlier on Monday,  the Lagos State Authorities discharged 5 coronavirus sufferers who had been admitted to and handled on the Infectious Illness Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital.

This was revealed in an announcement signed by Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor.

Based on him, the survivors are 4 males and one feminine,  bringing the variety of survivors from the centre to eight.

The assertion famous that the survivors had been quarantined and handled on the isolation centre for 2 weeks after testing optimistic for coronavirus.

Additionally, he defined that the survivors who most well-liked to stay nameless regarded steady and unruffled, saying they felt very completely satisfied that they had been given a clear invoice of well being.

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