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Nairobi — The raging state of the Covid-19 pandemic in India is a wake-up call for Africa that its governments and citizens must not let their guards down, the AU’s disease control agency warned on Thursday.         

African nations generally do not have sufficient numbers of health-care workers, hospital beds, oxygen supplies, and the continent of 1.3-billion would be even more overwhelmed than India if cases surged in a similar way, said John Nkengasgong, head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention...

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