Curfews are a safer plan than total lockdowns to slow Covid-19’s spread in informal economies

“The response to the Covid-19 pandemic that has become standard in high and middle-income countries is, in its current form, unfeasible, impractical, and arguably counterproductive in low income countries, especially across sub-Saharan Africa… Millions of Africans are unable to survive without some form of daily trade and don’t have the advantages of bank savings, credit cards and online commerce to be able to stay indoors or ‘social distance’ for extended periods.”

via Quartz Africa