COVID-19 crisis forces Nigeria’s wealthy to use local hospitals

The coronavirus global pandemic is driving Nigeria’s rich and powerful to local hospitals they have been avoiding for years.
Doctors are reporting a sharp increase in the number of government officials and business leaders seeking treatment.
Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris has more from the capital Abuja.

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