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Why Are so Many Nigerian Doctors and Journalists Upset About a Chinese Medical Team Coming to Advise on COVID-19?

Chinese medical staff arriving in Italy to help the government there to contain the devastating COVID-19 outbreak. Photo via China Focus.

Unlike Chinese aid which was gladly received by the Nigerian government and Nigerians, the public reaction to the news of Chinese medical experts coming to Nigeria is a different story.

Last Friday, the Nigerian Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, announced that the government invited a team of Chinese medical experts to Nigeria to combat the COVID19 outbreak in Nigeria.

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