Getting to Grips With the Covid-19 Outbreak in Nigeria

"Nigeria, a country that has many densely populated cities, presents a unique situation for the explosive spread of Covid-19. Factors include high population density, limited access to healthcare resources, and a high poverty index , among a range of other socio-economic factors. We found that the Covid-19 outbreak showed age and sex specific differences and that more young people were affected compared to older people. This was different to the global trend," writes Christian Happi, Dr Adewole A. Adekola, Dr Chinedu Ugwu A, Jonathan Heeney, Opeoluwa Adewale-Fasoro and Oyebola Oyesola for The Conversation. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced  that there are 47,290 cases with the death toll at 956.

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