WHO warns 190,000 could die in Africa in one year due to coronavirus


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The World Health Organization warns that over 190,000 people across Africa could die in the first year of the coronavirus pandemic if crucial containment measures fails. The new research also predicts a prolonged outbreak over a few years. "It likely will smoulder in transmission hot spots," says WHO Africa head Matshidiso Moeti.This patchier and slower pattern of transmission sets Africa apart from other regions.