Tim Cocks

Reuters

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Chief correspondent in Nigeria for Reuters

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Lagos, Nigeria, is a city of 21 million people — and the first large urban center hit by an outbreak of the Ebola virus.

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It's been almost three weeks since the Islamist group Boko Haram snatched hundreds of schoolgirls from a small Nigerian town.

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