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My COVID-19 Pandemic Experience

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on 15 September 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic which started in Wuhan, China sometime in December, 2019 felt like a distant disease that was unfolding at the other side of the world. But as it spread across Europe, particularly Italy and Spain, with a lot of deaths in early March reality gradually set in that this disease could get anywhere including my beloved Nigeria. What was scarier was the fact that if developed countries like America and the United Kingdom with proper and good health systems could crumble under the weight of COVID-19, how would African countries with little or no health care system survive the pandemic?
Reality for Nigeria came in late February 2020, when an Italian man brought the disease from Italy to Nigeria. At first, it was properly managed within the few weeks of the disease entering the country