Africa: Coronavirus an ‘Existential Threat’ to Crowded Settlements

[The Conversation Africa] The head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has warned coronavirus poses "an existential threat to our continent". Evidence from past crises shows not everyone is affected equally; the most vulnerable people invariably suffer the worst. This threat will strike worst at the 53 million-or-so people living in the thousands of dense informal settlements, or slums, that pack sub-Saharan Africa's fast-growing cities.Read the Original Article