Coronavirus in West and Central Africa: A full-scale test for the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response 2020-2030?
When you train yourself to kill lions you are less afraid of panthers (Nigerian proverb)
PHM West and Central Africa The Coronavirus epidemic that is making headlines in the media around the world has not spared West and Central Africa. 9 countries out of the 12 affected by Coronavirus on the African continent are from this region (Senegal 10, Ghana 2, Cameroon 2, Nigeria 2, Burkina Faso 2, DRC 1, Cote d’Ivoire 1, Togo 1, Gabon 1), even if most are imported cases. However, there is no death so far, Senegal has even announced that two of the 10 infected people are now cured. (Photo: The border of Sierra Leone and Guinea/CDC Global/flickr, CC BY 2.0)