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THE Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Professor Jesse Otegbayo, in this interview by SADE OGUNTOLA, speaks on his brush with the coronavirus disease, efforts of the premier hospital at fighting the pandemic as well as the way forward for Nigeria and, indeed the world.


You shocked the country when you announced that you tested positive for COVID-19. This was essentially because you are the head of Nigeria’s premier teaching hospital. How did you feel making such an announcement?

I announced that I was positive mainly because I had heard a lot of stories from the lay public that the whole claim of the existence of coronavirus was a hoax; that there…

Source: Nigerian Tribune