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African Students in Wuhan Will Soon Reach a Breaking Point

It’s totally understandable why Kenya, Ghana and most other African governments have been reluctant to repatriate their students from Wuhan. These countries are struggling to fortify their defenses against a COVID-19 outbreak and the prospect of bringing home hundreds of potentially infected students is no doubt daunting.

But Egypt has demonstrated that it can be done… and safely. The government today announced that all 302 of its nationals evacuated from Wuhan and subsequently quarantined for 14 days have been cleared of infection and are now back with their families. 

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