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Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal, a publication of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at www.npmj.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Current Issue

October-December 2020| Vol 27| Issue 4

Review Article

COVID-19: A review of the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions

COVID-19, a highly infectious disease, caused by a novel virus, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has brought about an unprecedented threat to global health. First re...


Review Article

Routine slit lamp examination procedures: A risk for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection to eye care professionals

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a highly infectious coronavirus, has been rapidly spreading after its surge in China in December 2019. It is currently a global pandemic...


Original Article

Epidemiological trends of coronavirus disease 2019 in Nigeria: From 1 to 10,000

Background: The coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak in Nigeria was first reported on the 27th February 2020 and 95 days after, it had spread to 35 states and the Federal Capital Terr...


Original Article

Predictive ability of symptomatology in COVID-19 during Active case search in Lagos State, Nigeria

Background: In April 2020, a community-based active case search surveillance system of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was developed by the emergency outbreak committee in Lagos State. Th...


Original Article

Clinical characteristics, predictors of symptomatic coronavirus disease 2019 and duration of hospitalisation in a cohort of 632 Patients in Lagos State, Nigeria

Objective: The clinical spectrum of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection is still evolving. This study describes the clinical characteristics and investigate...


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ISSN - Print: 1117-1936,
Online: 2468-6875

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