As the spread of the novel coronavirus accelerates around the world, sub-Saharan Africa has largely been spared -- until now. Recent days saw more African countries reporting cases and deaths from the virus, including in Nigeria and Zimbabwe. And the head of the World Health Organization has issued a stark warning: "Africa should wake up." The rise of Covid-19 comes as an outbreak of another deadly virus, Ebola, appears to be ending in Central Africa's Democratic Republic of Congo. Those of us who ...
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Added March 25, 2020