Coronavirus outbreak: Lagos, other African airports screening travelers

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Nigerian health authorities have begun conducting checks at Lagos airport amid a deadly coronavirus outbreak in China, where many Nigerian citizens work.

The move came shortly after the death toll in China rose to 26 on Friday.

While the World Health Organization held off on declaring a global emergency despite confirmed cases in half a dozen other countries, some African countries have begun taking precautions. Amongst them Ethiopia, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana and Botswana.

Emmanuel Johnson,…

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