Africa to raise guard against Covid-19: emergency meeting on cards

India’s catastrophic rise in infections and death seen as warning to continent

29 April 2021 - 21:19 By claire keeton

Africa needs to learn from the devastation Covid-19 is causing in India to avoid a similar scenario, warned director of the Africa CDC ( Dr John Nkengasong on Thursday at his weekly update.

By Thursday 4.5 million people had been infected with Covid-19, more than four million had recovered on the continent, and 121 000 deaths had been reported...

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