East Africa: Fear of COVID-19 Slows Trucking in East Africa – AuthenticAfrican

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[VOA] In East Africa, long-distance truckers are suspected of carrying the dreaded coronavirus along with their cargo. So for weeks, trucks have stalled at border crossings -- with trucks sometimes stretching back hundreds deep at some points -- as governments restrict access and implement mandatory COVID-19 testing to protect their residents.