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Experts mystified why Africa isn’t in virus’s grip - but it’s ‘early days’

It’s coming, they warn, with winter likely to cause deadly havoc in the fight against coronavirus

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Pure luck or strong genes? Experts say the mystery continues as to why the deadly coronavirus has yet to establish a grip on Africa.

As the virus wrecks havoc across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America, with the death toll climbing, Africa and south and central America continue to report the world’s lowest infection rates.

However, virologists warn that complacency will be detrimental to the more than 1.4 billion people living on the continent...

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