COVID-19: Why Africa was prepared for the pandemic

May 20, 2020

The continent, like others, could theoretically see an overwhelming number of cases of COVID-19. But the distribution of the population and people’s experience with infectious disease are already helping to manage the spread.

In this episode, we talk to Richard Wamai (associate professor of cultures, societies, and global studies).

Litmus is produced and reported by News@Northeastern reporters Emily Arntsen and Aria Bracci. This episode was written and hosted by Aria Bracci. Sound editing by Aria Bracci with mixing and mastering by Anthony Pulido. Edited by David Filipov.