COVID-19 Response in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Hybrid Approach is Needed — OpEd

The total lockdown has disrupted the way of life for many regular Nigerians. Are there other ways to fight COVID-19 without instituting a complete lockdown? Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
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Image credit: Nigeria Health Watch
  • The proportion of cases that are likely to require hospitalisation
  • The proportion of hospitalised cases that are likely to require intensive care and mechanical ventilation
  • The number of ventilators available
  • The number of intensive care spaces available
  • The number of designated hospital beds available
  • The number of frontline health workers available
  • Other local considerations

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