How Amarachukwu Allison Saved Nigeria from Corona Virus and 5 Things about Her.

On February 24th, 2020, Corona Virus found its way into Nigeria through an Italian who was a consultant to Lafarge PLC in Ewekoro, Ogun State.

This would have been a serious problem for Nigeria if the nature of his ailment went unnoticed.

However, luck was on the side of Nigerians because one woman, a medical doctor by name- Amarachukwu Allison, discovered the index case in Nigeria.

Amarachukwu with her resourcefulness, support and help of her team mates successfully diagnosed the Italian and saved Nigeria and Ogun State indigenes the threat of community transmission of the disease that has since killed 90,985 people globally according to worldometer.

39 people in Nigeria were exposed to the Italian, and they were put under quarantine, after which one of them was proven to be infected. The infected person has since recovered.

5 Things about Amarachukwu Allison

1. Amarachukwu bagged her M.B.B.S degree from University of Port Harcourt

2. She did her house job in the teaching hospital of the same university.

3. Amarachukwu is skilled in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tropical Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine.

4. She has certifications in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Experienced Provider (ACLS), and M & E frameworks for HIV/AIDS and other certifications.

5. Finally, Amarachukwu is credited with being the person who discovered the index case in Nigeria.

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