07 April 2017
Vol 356, Issue 6333

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COVER A child being treated for acute malnutrition in an intensive care ward at the Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state in northeastern Nigeria. In one of the worst crises on the African continent today, millions of people have fled the violence of Boko Haram and are suffering a deadly combination of malnutrition and infectious disease. See page 18.
Photo: © Andrew Esiebo/Associated Press