What do people who suffer from environmental or food allergies need to know?
It's a good idea to bring allergy medicine as you may start reacting to Harmattan despite never experiencing allergies before. - Jul 2020
Air quality isn't great; asthmatics and people with environmental allergies might want to do a little more research. Nigerian cuisine tends to involve a lot of shellfish. Almost everyone I know has gotten moderate-to-severe food poisoning at least a couple of times. - Mar 2018
The main seasonal issue is the Harmattan. This is Sahara sand blowing down from the east, covering everything in a layer of dust. Some people wore masks. The people who could leave, left. - May 2016
Dust is bad in Harmattan. Food poisoning is more of a concern. - Nov 2015