South America a new COVID epicentre, Africa reaches 100,000 cases: WHO

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South America has become a new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
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Published on May 23, 2020 -  01:53
WHO says South America new coronavirus 'epicentre'
Brazil, whose president has resisted restrictions, is the hardest-hit country in the region with over 330,890 cases.

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