Nigeria Oil Spills Double Infant Mortality Risk, Research Shows

The study by scientists at Switzerland's University of Saint Gallen shows that babies born in the Delta region are twice as likely to die in the first month of life if their mothers were living close to an oil spill before they became pregnant. Scientists studied data on infant mortality and oil spills has described their results as "shocking", reports Henry Ridgwell from VOA.



People of Bodo community are still waiting for a clean-up (file photo).

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