International | Africa reacts to the coronavirus pandemic as it remembers AIDS and Ebola
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/26/20, 01:58 pm
SOUTH AFRICA: President Cyril Ramaphosa has tested negative for the coronavirus, just hours before the country began a 21-day nationwide lockdown enforced by the military. It and other African nations—vivid with memories of the 1980s AIDS epidemic and recent Ebola outbreaks—are deploying drastic measures.