Voice of America
Voice of America 11 May 2020

Animated Coronavirus Monster Has Kids Running for the Soap


An animated video from Nigeria is having a global impact as it teaches children about the coronavirus. VOA's Salem Solomon recently spoke to Nigerian filmmaker Niyi Akinmolayan and has the story. 

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