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How is the WHO preparing for a coronavirus emergency in Africa?

By France24
22 March 2020   |   6:55 am
It's a global concern and a growing one in Africa. COVID-19 has now been confirmed in at least 30 of the continent's 54 countries. So far Africa has been less affected than China or Europe. We get the latest from South Africa with correspondent Jane Flanagan. We also speak with Dr Michel Yao, Programme Manager for Emergency Response at the WHO's regional office for Africa.

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