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Africa faces difficult choices in responding to COVID-19

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Divala, Titus, Burke, Rachael M, Ndeketa, Latif, Corbett, Elizabeth L and MacPherson, Peter ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0329-9613 (2020) 'Africa faces difficult choices in responding to COVID-19'. Lancet, Vol 395, Issue 10237, p. 1611.

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Abstract

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is now established in Africa, with more than 63 000 cases and 2200 deaths in 53 countries, as of May 11, 2020.1 Fragile health systems leave African countries vulnerable to the anticipated surge in severely ill patients with COVID-19, despite much younger populations.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 105 Epidemiology
WA Public Health > Health Problems of Special Population Groups > WA 395 Health in developing countries
WA Public Health > Health Administration and Organization > WA 540 National and state health administration
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > Viral Respiratory Tract Infections. Respirovirus Infections > WC 505 Viral respiratory tract infections
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
Clinical Sciences & International Health > Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Programme (MLW)
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31056-4
Depositing User: Stacy Murtagh
Date Deposited: 22 May 2020 08:58
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2020 13:29
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/14515

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