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Fake Tests Kits Now Sold In Black Market-PTF

May 29, 2020 Hit: 49 Written by 
Fake Tests Kits Now Sold In Black Market-PTF

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has raised an alarm over increasing deaths caused by rejection of patients in the country’s hospitals.

The PTF Chairman and Secretary To The Government Of The Federation, Boss Mustapha, at the task force press conference in Abuja, lamented that despite the admonition of The Federal Ministry Of Health, hospitals were still rejecting non-COVID-19 patients, adding that President Muhammadu Buhari will receive more recommendations from the PTF on the issue on Sunday.

Also at the press conference, The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, raised the alarm over growing rapid test kits black market in the country.

According to him, some organizations are selling what they call antibody tests “antibody tests which can not give valid COVID-19 results.

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