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Congressional Hearing Tackles US COVID-19 Response In Africa-Devex

Democratic backsliding, Chinese involvement, and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Africa are all chief concerns to the United States, U.S. leaders testified at a congressional hearing Thursday. While 713,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in Africa as of July 27, a number that has more than doubled since July 1, the data on COVID-19 on the continent is incomplete, said Chris Maloney, acting assistant administrator at the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Africa bureau. Devex, 07/31/2020

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