Screen Shot 2020-03-05 at 00.33.37.pngOnly two countries in Africa have registered cases of COVID-19, despite the increasingly tight links between the two regions. A Deutsche Welle report says it may be pure chance or it may be because droplet diseases don’t seem to spread so readily on the continent.

Before the novel coronavirus outbreak, about eight flights a day operated between China and African nations. This booming travel between China and Africa is a possible route for transmission of the new coronavirus. So, the report says why has Africa been spared so far?…..more

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