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Many African countries have adopted drastic confinement measures and mobilised funds in a bit to avoid the fate of Europe, where some countries have been overwhelmed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Kenyan doctor Ahmed Ogwell, deputy director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said: “If we become complacent, the virus will hit us harder than Europe because our health systems are fragile.