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Amid Rising Concerns About Coronavirus in Africa, the World Health Organization Tries to Set the Record Straight

The World Health Organization took to Twitter yesterday in an effort to quell rumors and false reports that the coronavirus had made it to Africa. While a number of countries have quarantined individuals who have shown symptoms consistent with those infected with the coronavirus, there are still no confirmed cases.

Read more on the WHO advisory on the Africa Feeds website.

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