An artist’s impression of the new Africa CDC headquarters south of Addis Ababa, capital of  Ethiopia. Photo: Xinhua
An artist’s impression of the new Africa CDC headquarters south of Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. Photo: Xinhua

How the US lost Africa to China over new disease control centre in Addis Ababa

  • Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Addis Ababa was once a US-China collaboration project
  • Loss of US CDC-inspired facility to Chinese influence a tragic error and own goal, says analyst in Washington

An artist’s impression of the new Africa CDC headquarters south of Addis Ababa, capital of  Ethiopia. Photo: Xinhua
An artist’s impression of the new Africa CDC headquarters south of Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. Photo: Xinhua
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