Omalu Hopes Movie Enlightens on Risks of Playing High Impact Sports

February 7, 2016 07:57 AM
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The recently released movie 'Concussion' tells the story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the Nigerian-American doctor who discovered the often-fatal effects of head trauma in American football -- but then faced backlash from the National Football League, which governs the sport at the professional level. On the eve of one of America’s most celebrated sporting events – the Super Bowl – VOA’s Mariama Diallo spoke with Dr. Omalu about his findings -- and the aftermath.