The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention is coming up with a new continental strategy to ramp up testing to help limit the transmission of the COVID-19 pandemic. The man leading this strategy, Dr John Nkengasong, Director of the Africa CDC, joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss the specifics of this strategy and how Africa is bracing up to the COVID-19 shock….
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