Liberia: 'Total Lockdown Needed to Stop COVID-19 Spread'

[Observer] Infectious disease expert, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan, has warned that Liberia's healthcare service will be overwhelmed if the government refuses to lock down the country now in order to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news

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