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July 22, 2020

Dr. Oppong publishes on COVID in Africa as an anomaly to the global pattern

Dr. Joseph Oppong re-conceptualizes the global pandemic of COVID as a series of local epidemics across the world in order to reflect upon why societies across Africa are experiencing lower disease rates. Successes in the face of COVID in Africa rely on numerous factors, such as experiences with previous epidemics (e.g., Ebola), attention to local contexts in terms of prevention and care, improved data, and other key factors. Check out Dr. Oppong's full article The African COVID-19 Anomaly in African Geographical Review.