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The radical Islamist group “Al-Shabab” that is closely connected with “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia), created the center for combating coronavirus in Somalia. About it reports Reuters.
A terrorist organization, many years of trying to seize power in the country, said that he is aware of the threat posed by the disease. Its representatives, citing information from international health organizations, spoke about the horrific rate of spread of the virus in Africa.
The Islamists urged all residents with symptoms of coronavirus not to ignore the problem and turn in their center. According to recent reports in Somalia was more than 2,5 thousand cases of infection. Only in the country, 85 people died in the pandemic.
Previously, the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) released for of fighters a memo for combating coronavirus. It includes calls to stay away from sick people, wash hands before meals and avoid travel to infected areas. Also, the extremists added to the recommendations the instruction to “believe in God and seek refuge in him because of the disease do not beat themselves, and according to the commandment and decree of God.”
The Director of the African regional office of the world health organization (who), Matshidiso of Moeti said that the spread of coronavirus in Africa has accelerated. The representative of the organization said that the epidemic went beyond the capitals of the countries of the continent. Serious problem may be the lack of tests, and other medical equipment. It is noted that local authorities are trying to contain the spread of the virus.
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