Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Charles R. Stith
Opinion

Opinion

Charles R. Stith

In Africa, an economic shutdown may devastate more lives than coronavirus infection

  • While lockdowns will help to contain the virus, most people will survive an infection
  • In a continent where 85 per cent of people live on less than US$5.50 per day, a work stoppage of any length is literally life-threatening

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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