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Coronavirus Is Coming for Nigeria -- and Its Economy

Mar 16, 2020 | 13:46 GMT
A photo of a security official administers hand sanitizer in Lagos, Nigeria, on Feb. 28, 2020. The city's 20 million residents scrambled for hygiene products following the announcement of the first confirmed coronavirus case in sub-Saharan Africa.

A security official administers hand sanitizer in Lagos, Nigeria, on Feb. 28, 2020. The city's 20 million residents scrambled for hygiene products following the announcement of the first confirmed case of coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa.

(PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP via Getty Images)

As the coronavirus pandemic seeps into more corners of the world, sub-Saharan Africa has so far come out relatively unscathed. But there are signs the virus is now starting to make its way across the vast region -- and as it does, Africa's most populous country and largest economy, Nigeria, could...

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