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In Africa, stigma surrounding coronavirus hinders response

This cartoon published on April 9, 2020, by cartoonist Jimmy Spire Ssentongo shows a prisoner, bound and kneeling, begging for liberation after multiple negative coronavirus tests, while a health minister demands where the virus is hiding. The widely circulated cartoon illustrated how Ssentongo and others in Uganda felt after a quarantine stay so long that some people bribed their way out and others went on a hunger strike, Ssentongo told The Associated Press. (Jimmy Spire Ssentongo via AP)

 

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