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Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Is Africa prepared for a potential Zika outbreak?

The risks of contracting Zika are much less severe than Ebola. Still, a potential outbreak could hugely impact African economies and the tourism industry.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Ebola outbreak takes toll on local economies

The deadly Ebola virus has continued to spread across West Africa, with dire secondary effects on the affected countries’ economies. The deadly Ebola virus made news when it killed Sheikh