Coronavirus: Why lockdowns may not be the answer in Africa

“Governments do not have the data and models for precise expert prediction, and will not get them quickly enough… China, Europe and North America all adopted much the same epidemic control policy: lockdown. African governments followed suit, but in general lockdowns may be simply unworkable in the continent. Only a few African countries, such as Rwanda and South Africa, have the capacity to administer a centralised strategy.”

via BBC