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Africa Braces for the Arrival of the Wuhan Coronavirus

Malaysian health officer screen arriving passengers with a thermal scanner at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on January 21, 2020 as authorities increased measure against coronavirus. MOHD RASFAN / AFP

A number of governments across the continent are proactively ramping up temperature screenings at ports of entry and proactively starting to issue public communications to reassure their publics that, so far, the virus has not made landfall.

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