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In Nigeria, Coronavirus proves that government healthcare spend needs to increase

Healthcare in Nigeria has been heavily under-prioritized by many Nigerian administrations. Public health experts across the world have frequently expressed fears over the possibility of an epidemic exploding in Lagos and spreading to London, New York, Tokyo or Helsinki because Africa’s most populous country is also its poorest where at least 46% of the population […]

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Social distancing is delaying vital scientific research

Scientists are facing stiff headwinds from the rapid spread of COVID-19. The coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization and a national emergency in the U.S. While the impact of the pandemic on scientific research pales compared to its effect on human health and lives lost, it’s still affecting the vitality […]