Factors associated with COVID-19 infections and mortality in Africa: A cross-sectional study using publicly available data

Kennedy Otwombe
Introduction The current COVID-19 pandemic is a global threat. This elicits questions on the level of preparedness and capacity of health systems to respond to emergencies. Relative to other parts of the world, Africa has poorly developed health systems with limited capacity to respond to health crises. Africa is particularly disadvantaged. Methods This cross-sectional study uses publicly available core health data for 53 African countries, to determine risk factors for cumulative COVID-19 deaths and cases...
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