"With strict public health and social measures implemented, AU member states were able to contain the virus between March and May...minor loosening [of restrictions] in June and July coincided with an increase in the reported cases across the continent".
Many #African countries have been praised for waging an effective campaign to combat the spread of #coronavirus #Africa has recorded about 37,000 deaths, compared with roughly 580,000 in the #Americas, 230,000 in #Europe, and 205,000 in #Asia.
Good report. And good luck to all African colleagues working to keep the news good, especially ⁦⁩ Coronavirus in Africa: Five reasons why Covid-19 has been less deadly than elsewhere
'Coronavirus in Africa: Five reasons why Covid-19 has been less deadly than elsewhere.' Quick action; public support; young pop; climate; community health'. What else?
Reasons for #Covid_19 containment in #Africa: 1. Quick action 2. Public support 3. Young population 4. Favorable climate 5. Good community health systems #1, #2, #5 are a lesson to the majority of countries in the world. #covid19 ⁦
Coronavirus in Africa: Five reasons why Covid-19 has been less deadly than elsewhere
“Public health measures - including avoiding handshakes, frequent hand-washing, social distancing and wearing of face masks - were swiftly introduced.”
Praise for African countries' timely responses.