Production date: 7-8 March 2007
Keywords: UNICEF, children, women, chickens, avian flu, avian influenza, outbreak, Nigeria
Main shooting locations: Lagos, Nigeria
Main sequences: In January 2007, a 22-year-old woman died of avian influenza in Lagos, Nigeria. Although outbreaks among poultry had been reported in Nigeria since February 2006, this was the first human casualty. Targeting high-risk groups such as poultry traders, the government – supported by UNICEF and the Government of Japan – has made awareness and education key components in the fight against bird flu.
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