SENIOR STAFF WRITER
©️ THE United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has warned that the country is likely to experience up to 50 percent increase in child malnutrition owing to the country’s worsening economic crisis and the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19).
Pellagra is a disease caused by a lack of the vitamin niacin or vitamin B3 and the Symptoms include inflamed skin, diarrhoea, dementia, and sores in the mouth.
The humanitarian organisation indicated that there was need for resource mobilisation to address nutrition needs.
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