Coronavirus outbreak: 13 cases confirmed in South Africa
12 March 2020 | 1:07 pm
The World Health Organization has labeled the Coronavirus as a pandemic, this as more cases are confirmed across Africa. Our correspondent in South Africa gave us the latest on how the government is preparing for the outbreak there. Several women were coerced into sterilisatoin at health care centers in South Africa, many has been diagnosed as HIV-positive. Finally, women in Angola are bearing the brunt of climate change as they often find themselves having to support the family during droughts in rural
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