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Africa launches R1,6bn genomics initiative to help fight Covid-19

The continent has seen an expected rise in cases due to lockdowns easing, but we are better off than we were

15 October 2020 - 19:59 By claire keeton

New cases of Covid-19 in Africa (64,868) have risen 14% on average since last Thursday and three of the five regions on the continent are reporting increases, said Dr John Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control (CDC) (https://africacdc.org/covid-19/), at its weekly update...

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