How Benin's morgues are causing a public health crisis

Published: 4/10/2017
How Benin's morgues are causing a public health crisis
Source: WWW.FRANCE24.COM

In this edition we head to the West African country of Benin. Many poverty-stricken families there, already indebted by hospital fees and unable to pay burial costs, are forced to leave the bodies of deceased relatives at the morgue. Some 2,000 corpses are believed to be stored in unhygienic conditions in morgues across the country. Our reporters investigate a situation that's causing a public he

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