Impact of COVID-19 in Africa

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dc.description Article en_US
dc.description.abstract It is too early to know the full impact of COVID-19 on Africa. To date the experience has been varied. There are causes for concern, but also reasons for hope. Early estimates were pessimistic regarding the pandemic’s impact on the continent. But the relatively low numbers of COVID-19 cases reported thus far have raised hopes that African countries may be spared the worst of the pandemic. While the virus is present in all African countries, most countries have recorded fewer than 1,000 cases. The African Union acted swiftly, endorsing a joint continental strategy in February, and complementing efforts by Member States and Regional Economic Communities by providing a public health platform en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher United Nations en_US
dc.subject Covid-19 en_US
dc.subject Africa en_US
dc.subject Public Health en_US
dc.subject Pandemic en_US
dc.subject Policy Brief en_US
dc.title Impact of COVID-19 in Africa en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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