Eye on Africa

Coronavirus in Africa: Calm before the storm?

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So far, the coronavirus outbreak in Africa has been much more limited than elsewhere. While concerns remain that fragile healthcare systems make the continent particularly vulnerable, Africa is still far behind Europe and North America when it comes to the intensity of the crisis. The World Health Organization has held a media briefing on the pandemic and how it's impacting the African continent. In this show, we speak to Dr. Michel Yao, Program Manager for Emergency Response in Africa at the WHO. He was a participant at the event. 

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And we bring you a special focus on how countries have been faring in the wake of the crisis, with updates from our correspondents Sam Olukoya in Nigeria and Mukelwa Hlatshwayo in Kenya. 

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