We Can’t Forget About Africa During the Covid-19 Crisis
August 17, 2020

If we’ve learned anything in the months since Covid-19 entered the world, it’s that this virus respects no boundaries. Even as we contend with rising cases and a faltering economy in the United States, we need to keep an eye on what’s happening across the globe if we are to succeed in containing this viral monster.

Among the places likely to be hardest hit in the months ahead is Africa, which is bracing for the full impact of the coronavirus. Last week, the number of coronavirus cases in Africa passed 1 million, including more than 22,000 dead, although the lack of testing means the number is likely far higher.