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Nigeria must ensure access to health services “on an equitable basis” and pay particular attention to displaced and vulnerable people while dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, an international rights group said on Wednesday. 

“The Nigerian government should ensure that its response to the COVID-19 pandemic is rooted in respect for human rights by ensuring access to standard health care services, clean water, and other necessities to the most vulnerable communities,” Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report.

“The services should be available on an equitable basis to those in low-income neighborhoods and internally displaced people’s camps.”

The report

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