Covid’s Potential Impact in Africa

With Wuhan, China slowly beginning to return to normalcy following several months of strict lockdown to prevent the spread of covid-19, speculation now turns to other areas of the world and how the virus might take hold in those places. The Atlantic published an article that goes into some of the potential scenarios that might play out across the African continent. With lacking health care systems and some of the poorest people in the world, how will covid’s spread impact these countries? Some African countries’ lack of transportation hubs or limited travel available can be viewed as positives in containing the spread, while other factors point to the limited number of ICU beds and ventilators as areas of concern.

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