Why Sub-Saharan Africa needs a unique response to COVID-19

Serigne Boye aka Zeus, a graffiti artist from RBS crew works on his mural to encourage people to protect themselves amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dakar, Senegal March 25, 2020. Picture taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra - RC2BSF9EKZX1

Africa faces specific challenges in tackling coronavirus. Image: REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Neema Kaseje
Founder, Surgical Systems Research Group
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