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Photo News: Virus Prevention Measures in Africa

A third of the global population is on coronavirus lockdown. Lockdown could help contain the spread of the coronavirus, but the economic impact of this decision will be significant.

People walk along a closed market during lockdown by the authorities to limit the spreading of COVID-19, in Lagos, Nigeria, March 27, 2020. (Credit: Temilade Adelaja/Reuters)
Relatives carry the body of 13-year-old Yasin Hussein Moyo for burial, at the Kariakor cemetery in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The family of a 13-year-old boy is in mourning after police in Kenya’s capital are accused of shooting him dead while enforcing a coronavirus curfew. Kenya’s police inspector general has ordered an investigation into the boy’s death by “stray bullet,” including a forensic analysis of all firearms held by officers at the scene. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
People look at the newspaper headlines in Mbare, a surbub of Harare, where all food markets were closed on Monday as part of a three-week lockdown. (Photo: AFP / Jekesai NJIKIZANA)
Lagos ( Nigeria) authorities have set up an isolation and treatment centre in a sports stadium. (Photo: AFP / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI)
Masked: An elderly man in the Johannesburg suburb of Soweto waits in line at a pay point operated by South Africa’s Social Security Agency.(Photo: AFP / MARCO LONGARI)
Coronavirus prevention lockdown in Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday March 31, 2020. (Photo: Leonard Stiegeler)

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