An Ivorian health worker checks the temperature of Ivorian Minister of Health and Public Hygiene Eugene Aka Aoule (left) as the country steps up screening for coronavirus at Felix Houphouet-Boigny Airport in Abidjan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Africa on alert for first case of Wuhan coronavirus

  • Ivory Coast woman with flu-like symptoms under observation in isolation in West African country after arriving from Beijing on the weekend
  • Various countries across the continent ramp up screening for the illness to prevent its spread
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An Ivorian health worker checks the temperature of Ivorian Minister of Health and Public Hygiene Eugene Aka Aoule (left) as the country steps up screening for coronavirus at Felix Houphouet-Boigny Airport in Abidjan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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