Getting an accurate count of how many people are dying from coronavirus in Africa is difficult, partly because in many countries a large percentage of deaths are not formally registered. Researchers studying Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, found that the virus had likely killed 16,000 more people than the 477 fatalities that had been confirmed as of mid-November.
Why Africa's coronavirus toll can be hard to measure
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