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COVID-19’s ‘Slow Burn’ – Africa’s Low Death Rate Puzzles Researchers

COVID-19’s ‘Slow Burn’ – Africa’s Low Death Rate Puzzles Researchers Health Policy Watch "Dire predictions of Africa being overwhelmed by a tsunami of COVID-19 infections and deaths have not materialized – yet – and this is confounding many researchers. So whether the reason is the continent’s youthful population, a certain level of “herd immunity” gained from prior exposure to other coronaviruses, or simply a lack of adequate disease surveillance, experts are trying to understand the reasons why." (Photo by Morning Brew on Unsplash)

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