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Senegal Produces $1 Covid-19 Testing Kit and $60 3D Ventilators (Video)
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Senegal Produces $1 Covid-19 Testing Kit and $60 3D Ventilators (Video)

In the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Senegal is producing a 1 dollar covid-19 testing kit and $60 3D ventilators. aljazeera reports. The sick are administered a cheap anti malaria drug called chloroquine currently found in Sub-Saharan Africa where malaria is common. With only 50 ventilator machine for 60 million people, Senegal's engineer are using a 3D printing machine to produce more. While imported ventilators cost 16,000 dollars their's cost just 60 dollars. Senegal have been recorded to have the largest rate of recovery and patients infected with the coronavirus in Africa and the third in the World with a tiny health budget. Watch Video Below:
All You Need To Know About Senegal First Coronavirus Case
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All You Need To Know About Senegal First Coronavirus Case

First case of Coronavirus in Senegal confirmed on Monday which was caused by a French citizen who lives in Senegal visited France last month, February contracting the virus before returning before returning to the West African country and being quarantined in the capital Dakar. This marks just the second infection in sub-Saharan Africa amid concerns over the continent's vulnerability to outbreaks of contagious diseases. "The results of the tests carried out by the Pasteur Institute in Dakar came back positive," Senegal's Health Minister Diouf Sarr told journalists. "So far the patient's condition has not raised any major concerns." The patient, a father of two who has lived in Senegal for more than two years, stayed in the southern French city of Nimes as well as a unspecif...