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Vol 61 No 7

Published 2nd April 2020


Army steps up role

Egypt has been one of countries most severely affected in Africa, with cases approaching 1,000 and deaths nearing 50 as March came to an end. The first cases were linked with a Nile cruise ship in Luxor in late February. The spread within the wider community was relatively slow since then, but in the absence of extensive testing, many Covid-19 deaths could have been attributed to other illnesses.

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