Mali Hospitals Battle Second Wave of COVID-19

Mali is presently battling a 2nd wave of the coronavirus pandemic as seriously sick covid-19 sufferers are being treated at Point G clinic in Bamako. 

Point G health center, like many other medical centers are also dealing with the effects of a lethal 2nd wave of the virus. 

According to  prof. Yacouba Tolouba, Head of the COVID-19 unit at Point G “The most important demanding situations associated with COVID is the want for early diagnosis, early screening, that is why we’ve given lots of precedence to and ready the triage centers, and additionally early management”.

For several weeks the World Health Organization (WHO) has been urging African governments to prepare for the expected second wave of the pandemic.

The COVID-19 Virus, which had first been reported in Africa nine months ago, has not been as fatal as experts feared. Welcome news for a poor continent that lacks quality health care infrastructure. 

As at the time of this report, the West African kingdom has recorded more than 8,100 confirmed cases, 333 fatalities and 6,011 recoveries.


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