COVID-19 precautionary measures evoke poverty dilemma in Sierra Leone

“Whilst the Medical and Dental Association of Sierra Leone has recommended for government to institute a fourteen-days nationwide lockdown in completion of the incubation period of the COVID-19, several rights activists have challenged this recommendation on the basis that Sierra Leoneans are extremely poor and that a two weeks lockdown would impose a very huge burden on the vulnerable poor who rely on hand-to-mouth survival.”

via Sierra Leone Telegraph