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Nigeria: Authorities must protect health workers on the frontline of COVID-19 response

, Index number: AFR 44/2264/2020

The Nigerian authorities must ensure that health workers in the frontline of COVID-19 response have access to the protective equipment they need, said Amnesty International Nigeria today marking International Workers Day. Brave health workers have been working in difficult conditions, providing health services in the fight against Covid-19. They face the risks of being exposed to the COVID-19 virus, stigmatization, separation from their families, mental health and other concerns.

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