US Seeks Creative Solutions to Prepare African Nations Against Viral Threat 

Posted on May 20, 2020 8:49 am

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Field hospitals, ambulances, ventilators, masks and even personnel are among the hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of assistance the U.S. has recently diverted to African nations in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic. VOA’s Anita Powell spoke exclusively with Assistant Secretary of State Clarke Cooper of the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs about how U.S. peacekeeping operations are finding creative ways to empower African nations to fight the virus. She reports from Johannesburg.  

People wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, walk on the street in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa, May 11,