The coronavirus in Africa

The World

As the new coronavirus spreads across Africa, African countries are closing their borders to Europe, the United States, and other places with high rates of the virus. Leaders are hoping banning travel and cancelling visas might buy them some time to contain COVID19. The World’s Halima Gikandi reports.

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