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COVID-19 in Africa: Misinformation thwarting containment

People turn to sanitisers and home remedies to cure the disease while the WHO says there is no proven cure or vaccine.

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus are slowly rising in Africa.

Health experts warn that efforts to contain the virus are being undermined by misinformation, including from some African leaders.

Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Kenya’s capital Nairobi.