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Coronavirus fears and preparation in Senegal

What the Senegalese government is doing to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, and why people are scared.

The coronavirus continues to spread in Africa with new cases in Senegal, Cameroon and Togo.

At least 45 infections have been confirmed across the continent.

As people panic and pharmacies run out of masks and sanitiser, some are resorting to traditional remedies in hopes of remaining immune to the virus.

Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from Dakar, Senegal where authorities are trying to contain the outbreak.