WHO regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti says the continent is at a “pivotal point”. Photo: Reuters
WHO regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti says the continent is at a “pivotal point”. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: African health systems under pressure as cases, death toll soar

  • Number of infections confirmed in past fortnight 50 per cent higher than in previous two weeks, World Health Organisation says
  • Continent ‘does not have resources to build 1,000-bed hospital in two weeks, as China did’, director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says

WHO regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti says the continent is at a “pivotal point”. Photo: Reuters
WHO regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti says the continent is at a “pivotal point”. Photo: Reuters
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