Covid-19 and Africa: What response?

Pandemics seen in Africa before. But can experience compensate for the fact that the continent lacks the means to face Covid-19? With orderly or reinforced closings across the continent, François Picard’s panel discusses the challenges of containing the spread of the coronavirus, especially in working class urban areas where strict confinement is simply not realistic. With the lock-in blocking supply chains, many are more concerned about the food shortage than the disease.