Quagmire of epidemic disease outbreaks reporting in Nigeria

  title={Quagmire of epidemic disease outbreaks reporting in Nigeria},
  author={S. Omoleke and O. Ajibola and J. O. Ajiboye and Rilwan Olaolu Raji},
  journal={BMJ Global Health},
### Summary box Epidemic disease outbreaks are typically regarded as newsworthy events, monitored and reported by both national and international media. Traditionally, government are primarily responsible for outbreak response and communication to the press as well as stakeholders. This norm often makes other sources of information unacceptable to the government as a reliable information channel to elicit appropriate public health action(s). In this commentary, based on evidence in the… Expand
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