‘It’s just beginning here’: Africa turns to testing as pandemic grips the continent

“Though some of the worst effects of infection may be mitigated by the relative youth of many people on the continent, others may be made more vulnerable by malnutrition or existing conditions, such as HIV. Under-resourced health systems are unlikely to cope with a significant surge of those infected by the disease… Many countries with populations numbering tens of millions have only a handful of ventilators.”

via The Guardian (UK)