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Africa’s CDC urges more coronavirus tests, masks, as continent’s cases top 500,000

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African countries urgently need to scale up coronavirus testing and the use of face masks, a regional disease control body said on Thursday, as the...
African News

In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of “silent epidemic”

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When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge....
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Health workers across Africa struggle in coronavirus ‘war zone’

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Health workers toiling on the frontline across Africa say they are facing rising infections, shortages of protective equipment and growing strains as they battle the...
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Report: Over 300,000 may die of coronavirus in Africa if action is delayed

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Without adequate protection, over 300,000 Africans could lose their lives to Coronavirus (COVID-19) due to the continent’s struggling economies, a report by the Economic Commission...
African News Health UK

Africa records nearly 1, 000 coronavirus deaths, over 17, 000 infections

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Coronavirus is slowly gaining a foothold in Africa, a continent once perceived as one of the safest regions against the disease. In less than two...
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World Bank: Sub-Saharan Africa to fall into recession in 2020

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The rapidly-spreading coronavirus outbreak is expected to push sub-Saharan Africa into recession in 2020 for the first time in 25 years, the World Bank said...