Is Africa prepared for tackling the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic. Lessons from past outbreaks, ongoing pan-African public health efforts, and implications for the future

International Journal of Infectious Diseases
April 2020 Volume 93, p1-388
https://www.ijidonline.com/issue/S1201-9712(20)X0003-8

 

Editorials
Is Africa prepared for tackling the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic. Lessons from past outbreaks, ongoing pan-African public health efforts, and implications for the future
Nathan Kapata, Chikwe Ihekweazu, Francine Ntoumi, Tajudeen Raji, Pascalina Chanda-Kapata, Peter Mwaba, Victor Mukonka, Matthew Bates, John Tembo, Victor Corman, Sayoki Mfinanga, Danny Asogun, Linzy Elton, Liã Bárbara Arruda, Margaret J. Thomason, Leonard Mboera, Alexei Yavlinsky, Najmul Haider, David Simons, Lara Hollmann, Swaib A. Lule, Francisco Veas, Muzamil Mahdi Abdel Hamid, Osman Dar, Sarah Edwards, Francesco Vairo, Timothy D. McHugh, Christian Drosten, Richard Kock, Giuseppe Ippolito, Alimuddin Zumla
p233–236
Published online: February 28, 2020