A woman in a white robe carries some lab material inside lab in Senegal.

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Reaching rural populations is one of the biggest challenges to achieving widespread testing in Africa. About 60% of sub-Saharan Africa is rural.

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Scientific staff members works in a secure laboratory, researching the coronavirus, at the Pasteur Institute in Dakar, Senegal, on Feb 3, 2020.

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