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A Bandana And A Prayer: Stories From Workers Braving COVID-19 in Dakar

Dakar, Senegal Science & Environment, Medical, Social, Cultural, Breaking News, Travel March 31 @ 1:41pm

A curfew and social distancing have taken the African city that never sleeps by storm. The roads are empty by 7 and the local markets are like ghost towns. Meet the men and women braving the virus to try to keep a roof over their children's heads. A taxi driver, a fish seller, and an Imam tell their stories of life and work under coronavirus. "The government took action like what they did in the west, but they forgot that this is Africa. They forgot about us."
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