Memories of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are still fresh in the minds of survivors, as concern mounts over a potential coronavirus outbreak.
People in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone are ramping up preparations for a potential coronavirus outbreak, with many worried they will see a repeat of the chaos and misinformation associated with the 2014 – 2016 Ebola outbreak.
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Africa should ‘prepare for the worst’ with virus, WHO says — AP
Factbox: What Africa is doing to fight coronavirus — Reuters
African nations impose stricter measures as coronavirus spreads — The Guardian
North Africa braces for coronavirus — Al-Monitor
First virus death in Sub-Saharan Africa as WHO warns ‘prepare for worst’ — AFP
Diabetic dies in Burkina Faso from Covid-19 — BBC
Egypt’s reported coronavirus cases increase to 210 — Reuters
Nigeria bans entry for travelers from 13 countries as it announces five new cases of coronavirus — CNN
Four years after Ebola crisis, Liberia braces for coronavirus — France 24
Tension, fear as South Africa steps up coronavirus fight — Al Jazeera
Tunisia imposes 12-hour curfew to halt virus spread — BBC
Morocco tells people to stay home to contain virus — France 24
Coronavirus in Sudan: Food and medical supplies in short supply — Al Jazeera
Coronavirus: Tourists quarantined on cruise ship Aidamira off South Africa — BBC
African music legend Dibango in hospital with coronavirus — France 24
How is the WHO preparing for a coronavirus emergency in Africa? — France 24