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As COVID-19 cases start to appear on the African continent, questions about laboratory capacity become even more pertinent. The 2014–2016 Ebola pandemic clearly illustrated the challenges of managing pandemic responses in contexts with underresourced health infrastructures and strained laboratory testing capacity (Bell et al. 2016).
Reference information: Bezuidenhout, L. 2020. "Africa, Laboratory Equipment and COVID-19 Response". Somatosphere.