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Madagascar Is Finally Converting Schools Into Hospitals To Fight COVID-19

Outside the walls of the School which had been converted into the hospital.

A school in Madagascar has been converted into a hospital since the COVID-19 cases in the country are soaring exponentially. This new development has been attributed to the South African variant of the virus in the country.

A patients who went to the school which had been converted into the hospital.

Some patients who went to the school which had been converted to hospital complained that the facility is nearly getting fill-up, as more cases are being recorded daily.

Inside the walls of the School which had been converted into the hospital.

Last year, since the pandemic broke out, Madagascar's President appeared to be seemingly against a vaccine for COVID-19; since he believed the country had been able to manufacture a cure for the virus.

Minister of Public Health, Madagascar.

However, the country had recently joined the COVAX initiative of the WHO. According the Minister of Public Health for Madagascar, the government had discussions with the scientists of Madagascar who advised the government to go for the vaccines to protect the population of Madagascar.

Meanwhile, the vaccination is yet to start and the government keeps pushing hard to secure vaccines for the island. Currently, more than 24,000 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded with almost 500 deaths.

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