African Nations Plan To Roll Out Coronavirus Rapid Testing; African Export Import Bank Readies Fundraising For Vaccines

Devex: Roll out of rapid testing could be a ‘game changer’ for Africa
“African nations are planning to ramp up the use of rapid diagnostic tests as part of their national strategies for testing for COVID-19, according to Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organization regional director for Africa. … This could be a ‘game changer’ in the fight against COVID-19 across the continent, Moeti said during a press conference on Thursday…” (Jerving, 10/23).

Additional coverage of the roll out of rapid testing and the African Export Import Bank’s fundraising for any approved coronavirus vaccine is available from AP and Reuters.

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