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Coronavirus – Nigeria: Going mobile to combat misinformation, including on breastfeeding

August 4, 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, misinformation about the nature of the disease and what needs to be done to avoid it is rife. Some of the misinformation circulating is about breastfeeding. Mothers who wish to practice it are confused.

Perhaps surprisingly, the rate of exclusive breastfeeding in Nigeria is low – one of the lowest in sub-Saharan Africa.  Even before the pandemic, 70 percent of Nigerian infants were not being breastfed – thereby missing out on the potentially li

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Source : African Media Agency (AMA)

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