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COVID-19: examining theories for Africa’s low death rates

  Kevin Marsh, University of Oxford and Moses Alobo, African Academy of Sciences   As the threat of a COVID-19 pandemic emerged earlier this year, many felt...

Africa has a growing food security problem: why it can’t be fixed without proper data

  Simon Roberts, University of Johannesburg and Jason Bell, University of Johannesburg The COVID-19 pandemic and consequent lockdown measures have had a huge negative impact on...

Past experience of Disaster Risk Management can help Mauritius in tackling the COVID-19 crisis

Philippe Boullé Former director, United Nations Secretariat for the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction  The effects of COVID-19 extend far beyond the health sector. The pandemic...

Coronavirus vaccine: reasons to be optimistic

Zania Stamataki, University of Birmingham   The first coronaviruses known to infect humans were discovered more than half a century ago – so why are there...

Inaugural Paper Series: Shaping Mauritius’ Future Post-Covid19

  Our world has been turned upside down. What we value most as human beings: connection, human touch and socialisation needs to be rethought and...

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