#Coronavirus: WHO switches to response mode in fighting Covid-19 in Africa
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom at an Ebola treatment centre in Itipo. Getty images/ Junior D. Kannah
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Ebola posters in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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The links between people, animals and the environment call for a new approach to health. Shutterstock
Alarmed by a rapid spread of Lassa fever, the Nigerian Academy of Science is calling on government to declare a health emergency. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images
Lessons from keeping the country free of Ebola have informed steps taken since the coronavirus scare first broke. Shutterstock
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Kenyan health workers from port health services screen inbound travellers for temperatures at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. EPA/Daniel Irungu
Successful vaccination against measles in childhood should provide lifetime protection. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images
China in lockdown. EPA
Mosquito eggs can remain viable for years even in dry conditions and hatch after heavy persistent rains. Shutterstock
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HIV-infected and exposed children are vulnerable to vaccine-preventable diseases. Shutterstock
A Nigerian child receives a dose of the polio vaccine. EPA
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Unicef carers at a creche for children whose parents are being treated for Ebola. Building health infrastructure is crucial to stopping the next outbreak. Epa/ Hugh Kinsella Cunningham
Innovative efforts have been put in place to reach populations in partially and totally inaccessible parts of Borno state. Wikimedia Commons
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