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Coronavirus outbreak: 12 out of 54 African countries report infections

EYE ON AFRICA
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Twelve out of Africa's 54 countries have reported cases of coronavirus, however the region has seen fewer cases than outside of the continent. We spoke to Dr. Michel Yao, the head of the World Health Organization's Emergency Response in Africa, for analysis. Also, Egypt's tourism industry is feeling the impact of the spread of the virus, with many fearing the economic recovery could stall. Finally, South Africa's tourism association issues new guidelines to condemn the domestication of wild animals for tourism purposes.

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Produced by Georja Calvin-Smith and Tatiana Reiter

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