Questions have been raised over the ability of many African countries to detect, trace and contain the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters Questions have been raised over the ability of many African countries to detect, trace and contain the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Questions have been raised over the ability of many African countries to detect, trace and contain the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Africa has few cases so far but ‘it’s just a matter of time’ before major outbreak

  • Most African countries do not have facilities to test for the virus, let alone treat it
  • Africa has major trade and travel connections with China and Italy, the countries hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak

Topic |   China economy
Questions have been raised over the ability of many African countries to detect, trace and contain the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters Questions have been raised over the ability of many African countries to detect, trace and contain the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Questions have been raised over the ability of many African countries to detect, trace and contain the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
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