Posted by: APO | 14 October 2021

Six in seven COVID-19 infections go undetected in Africa

A new assessment by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that only 14.2% – or one in seven – COVID-19 infections are being detected in Africa. To reverse that trend and curb transmission, the WHO Regional Office for Africa today announced a new initiative to enhance community screening for COVID-19 in eight countries. The programme aims to reach more than 7 million people with rapid diagnostic… Read more on https://who-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/six-in-seven-covid19-infections-go-undetected-in-africa?lang=en


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