Using Data to Find a Balance: Economic burden of COVID-19 in Africa

Rendering of the 2019-nCoV virion. Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/REUTERS

Africa remains the continent least affected by COVID-19 cases and deaths, despite large outbreaks in some African Union (AU) Member States (e.g., South Africa, Morocco). However, people living in Africa are not immune from the devastating economic impact of the crisis.