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How Can the International Community Help Africa to Combat Novel Coronavirus?

Africa is at risk of an outbreak of coronavirus, even if, so far, there are no confirmed cases of the virus. Several days ago, the World Health Organization declared that a coronavirus outbreak as a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)”. Tedros Adhanom, Director-General of the WHO commented, ”we do not know what sort of damage this virus could do if it were to spread in a country with a weaker health system.” Since the PHEIC announcement, the international community has started to pay more attention to how they can help regions such as Africa combat a coronavirus outbreak.

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