The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has notify again that COVID-19 interchanges symptoms as malaria fever.

The NCDC disclosed that the symptoms of duo illness are very relatives but they are affected by different organisms.

The public health agency clarified this on its verified official Twitter account while narrating the similarities of both diseases.

NCDC stressed that the way the diseases spread are very different.

It also revealed 12 symptoms that could shows the presence of COVID-19 in the human body.

The tweet read in parts, “COVID-19 is not Malaria, though it presents symptoms similar to Malaria, for example, fever, both diseases are caused by different organisms and differs in mode of transmission."

NCDC also asked Nigerians to always be at alert, “If you have COUGH or FEVER and one of these symptoms: loss of taste, loss of smell, difficulty breathing, diarrhea.

“Catarrh, fatigue, shivering, body pain, headache, sore throat.”

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