Global Health Unfiltered | March 31, 2022
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many predicted that the impact of the disease in Africa would be catastrophic. However, it seems the pandemic did not pan out as predicted. In this episode, we unpack how the COVID-19 pandemic has played out on the African continent with Dr. Ngozi Erondu, a trained epidemiologist and global health security expert. We discuss the scale of the COVID-19 impact in Africa, challenges in disease surveillance, the response of public health authorities, public health leadership, vaccine equity, and more.