Africa detecting just 1 in 7 COVID-19 cases, says WHO study


A World Health Organization study finds only one in seven cobit nineteen infections in Africa are being detected since the start of the outbreak Africa has reported more than seven million cases of code that nineteen and over two hundred thousand deaths a new WHO's study found that only one in seven infections are being detected end of your travel could bring a surge in cases Dr masterpiece of already is that world health organization's Africa regional director she says more accurate numbers of infections are needed to better curb transmission she says the U. N. plans to increase rapid diagnostic testing in eight African countries the initiative would test people who might be a symptomatic based on a ring strategy that was used against smallpox and Ebola you will target people living within a one hundred metre radius around new confirmed cases I'm Jennifer king

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