Africa needs $100b to withstand Covid impact, says World Bank

A Malian researcher conducts a COVID-19 coronavirus test, at the University Clinical Research Center of Bamako, on March 19, 2020. - Although no positive cases have yet been confirmed in Mali, hospitals and doctors are getting ready for a potential emergency. (Photo by MICHELE CATTANI / AFP)

Sub Saharan Africa will need close to $100b to withstand the impact of Covid-19, according to the World Bank.

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