If you live in Nigeria or any West African country, harmattan is nothing new to you. But how much do you know about this season? Take this quiz to find out.
#1. The only problem with harmattan is that it dries the skin. Harmattan does not affect the body in any other way.
#2. The weather conditions of harmattan can increase the frequency of headaches.
#3. Wearing a face mask while outdoors can reduce the risk of having a nosebleed during harmattan.
#4. The frequency of asthmatic attacks increases during the harmattan season.
#5. Drinking plenty of water can reduce the likelihood of having harmattan headaches.
#6. Bathing with hot water can worsen dry skin.
#7. Harmattan only happens in Nigeria.
#8. Compared to other seasons, apollo is commonest during harmattan.
#9. Apollo cannot be spread from person to person.
#10. Headaches, fever and neck stiffness are symptoms of meningitis which is common in Northern Nigeria during harmattan.
#11. Harmattan usually lasts between late November and mid-March.
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