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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...
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Coronavirus exposes gaping holes in Africa’s health systems

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African nations are facing a surge of COVID-19 cases with less than one intensive care bed and one ventilator per 100,000 people, a Reuters survey...
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African nations to get 300 ventilators from Jack Ma

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African nations that lack ventilators for the treatment of COVID-19 patients will receive some from a donation of 300 supplied by the Jack Ma Foundation,...
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Coronavirus death toll in Africa hits 1,080, confirmed cases rise to 21,317

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The death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent reached 1,080, as the number of confirmed cases hit 21,317 as of Sunday....
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African health officials race to fill coronavirus test gap

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The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention plans to distribute a million COVID-19 test kits from next week to help the continent tackle a...