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A doctor, Dr. Olakunle Omotemi has revealed that the sudden resurgence of harmattan particularly in Osun State could possibly be an indication put up for elevated constructive circumstances of the novel coronavirus illness (COVID-19) within the nation.
The doctor, who made this revelation in a chat with DAILY POST, additionally defined that it has been backed up by analysis that COVID-19 thrives extra in chilly climate conditions.
In response to him, Nigerians should take each precautionary motion to defend themselves from getting contaminated as there’s a tendency for a spike within the variety of constructive circumstances.

He, nevertheless, acknowledged that this could possibly be prevented if residents adhered to the COVID-19 tips as already laid down by the Federal Authorities.
“A number of the provisions within the tips is the sporting of facemasks in public, washing of arms with working water and using alcohol primarily based hand sanitisers.
“Additionally, Nigerians ought to be taught to maintain some degree of distance and when the necessity arises, keep indoors and earn a living from home,” he stated.

Dr. Omotemi suggested anyone who has signs related to COVID-19 to self isolate for the required variety of days and in emergency circumstances go to the federal government designated well being facility.
Whereas noting that the onset of harmattan could possibly be an element for different illnesses to come up, he counselled nursing moms to take further care of their toddler infants in order to stop an outbreak of opportunistic infections.

The medical practitioner additionally expressed delight that the Nationwide Company for Meals Medicine Administration and Management (NAFDAC) had permitted the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for Nigeria, a choice which he termed nearly as good improvement for the nation.

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He maintained that the choice to decide on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine was not simply arrived at nevertheless it was a painstaking one reached after exhaustive analysis and investigation should have been carried out.
It might be recalled that residents of most cities in Osun wakened yesterday to a resurgence of harmattan and hazy climate.

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