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Vol 62 No 10

Published 13th May 2021

Fatigue may be fatal

Africa's health ministers watch with alarm the disastrous fatality rate as the second wave of the virus rips across India

The Covid-19 experience in Africa has been something of a rollercoaster ride. Early predictions were calamitous, then it seemed to pass ominously mildly (unless you were in South Africa) but now, looking at the current Indian experience, one senses that the caretakers of coronavirus on the continent are very nervous. The Indian variant has a foothold. Might it scale?

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