A Review of the Coronavirus Epidemic in Nigeria

Prince Akpokiro *

Virginia Commonwealth University, USA and Lagos State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria.

Funsho Kolapo

Virginia Commonwealth University, USA and Lagos State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria.

Aimalohi Okpeku

Virginia Commonwealth University, USA and Lagos State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Nigeria has experienced serious difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, which has affected the entire world. With a focus on public health response, socioeconomic effects, and epidemiology, this thorough review aims to offer an in-depth review of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. The epidemiological overview examines the COVID-19 pandemic's spread in Nigeria. This research aims to provide an in-depth review of Nigeria's techniques and efforts in fighting COVID-19, focusing on what contributes to Nigeria's low COVID-19 mortality toll compared to other nations. In summary, the review concludes with recommendations for future approaches to managing the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, highlighting the significance of ongoing public health initiatives, fair vaccination programs, and international cooperation. It emphasizes how adaptive techniques are necessary to deal with changing issues and guarantee that the nation is ready for future health emergencies. This comprehensive review, in its entirety, provides insightful information about the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, laying the groundwork for well-informed policy development, research projects, and decision-making targeted at halting the pandemic and preserving public health in the country.

Keywords: Nigeria, COVID-19, coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, pandemic, global recession

How to Cite

Akpokiro , P., Kolapo , F., & Okpeku , A. (2024). A Review of the Coronavirus Epidemic in Nigeria. Asian Journal of Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 13(2), 32–41. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajrimps/2024/v13i2253


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