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Africa dangerously behind in global race for virus gear

Photo: In this March 22, 2020, file photo, a municipal worker sanitizes the street of Dakar’s popular Medina neighborhood after a bulldozer demolished informal shops in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Africa is bracing for a surge in coronavirus cases, but its countries are far behind in the global race for medical equipment that’s dangerously scarce. (AP Photo/Sylvain Cherkaoui, File)

By Cara Anna // AP

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa’s coronavirus cases have surged 43% in the past week but its countries are dangerously behind in the global race for scarce medical equipment. Ten nations have no ventilators at all.

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