Why Lockdown In Africa Doesn’t Work As A First Covid-19 Pandemic Response
In an African pandemic it is more productive to consider lockdowns, after using other non-medical measures first. Especially in countries with high levels of poverty and corruption, says Prof Nicholas Ngepah, a Professor of Economics at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa.
2 Aug 2021 12PM
Business News · Investing
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